Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    
    Jul 08, 2020  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AELW 940 - American English Language IV


The fourth course for AELP students in a sequence of four courses designed to teach academic writing of American English. An advanced composition course for non-native speakers of English whose proficiency in English is substantial. Emphasis on the stages of the writing process including editing, revising, and the use of major patterns of organization. May not be taken as a substitute for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. PREREQUISITE(S): AELW 930  with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College for non-native speakers of English. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): AELR 930  and AELS 920 . Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 104.

5 semester hours

FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Follow the writing process (i.e., pre-writing, planning, drafting, revising, and editing) to generate writing both inside and outside class.
  • Locate and edit for problems in language and content writing.
  • Produce a timed essay of approximately 350 words that adequately demonstrates the ability to function in first-year college courses that require writing.
  • Use accurate, complex syntax, task-appropriate vocabulary, and academic collocations/idiomatic language in writing.
  • Utilize information (e.g., readings, classroom discussion, and college experience) in a variety of ways (e.g., analyze, summarize, synthesize, paraphrase, cite, etc.) to produce sufficient and relevant academic content and support suitable for college-level.


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