Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 002 - Basic English II


A developmental course designed to improve writing skills, starting at the essay level. This course emphasizes writing multi-paragraph essays. Students will also study grammar, usage, mechanics, and punctuation. Students are required to submit a final portfolio that meets department requirements. ENGL 002  is intended for native speakers of English who need further preparation prior to taking credit courses in English. PREREQUISITE(S): Completion of ENGL 001  with a grade of C or an Accuplacer English score of 80-89.9. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): READ 095  (which requires an Accuplacer reading score of 53-65), except for those students exempted from this requirement by initial placement testing. New and continuing students with reading scores below the READ 095  level are not eligible for ENGL 002 . Five hours each week, plus required laboratory work. Formerly EN 002.

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 completion of this course a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the recursive writing process (pre-writing, outlining, drafting, revising, proofreading, and editing).
  • Incorporate feedback from instructors and tutors effectively when revising writing assignments.
  • Write (both in and out of class) multi-paragraph essays of 450+ words (containing an introduction with a clear these statement, 2+ coherent body paragraphs, and a conclusion).
  • Fulfill assignment expectations and meet all requirements (such as topic, organization, and length).
  • Use rhetorical strategies, based on audience and purpose, to develop paragraphs and essays.
  • Recognize the thesis statement (main idea) and the major supporting points in student and professional essays.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use word processing software to write, revise, and edit documents according to a prescribed.
  • Use time management and organizational strategies (both in and out of class) to meet deadlines for reading and writing assignments.


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