Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2020  
Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ELAW 970 - English Language Academic Writing I


The first course for ELAP students in a sequence of two courses designed to teach academic writing of American English. Emphasis on appropriate use of a variety of sentence structures, complex verb forms, modifiers, and punctuation, and to produce content based paragraphs in and out of class. Additional laboratory required.

  PREREQUISITE(S): AELW 910 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 102, AELW 920.

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, students will be able to:

  • Use Standard English grammar and mechanics in writings.
  • Use high frequency general and academic vocabulary and collocations to explain ideas in writing.
  • Use different types of clauses and phrases to add specific details and to show relationships between ideas.
  • Paraphrase ideas in basic academic readings.
  • Use the writing process to produce well-organized content-based paragraphs of at least 200 words, both in timed in-class assignments and take-home assignments.
  • Proofread and edit words and sentences for grammatical accuracy.
  • Produce short responses to comprehension questions about basic academic content.
  • Use technology (e.g., word processing software) to produce paragraph length documents.
  • Perform basic functions on digital devices, including browser navigation and email, to interact and collaborate with classmates or instructors in writing.


Click here for the Summer I 2020 Class Schedule

Click here for the Summer II 2020 Class Schedule

Click here for the Fall 2020 Class Schedule




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