SRJC Course Outlines

7/13/2024 11:59:07 AMEMLS 300GR Course Outline as of Fall 2024

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EMLS 300GRTitle:  EMLS GRAMMAR REVIEW  
Full Title:  College-Level Grammar Review for Multilingual Students
Last Reviewed:11/13/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ESL 300GR

Catalog Description:
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Advanced multilingual students in EMLS 20 will review a variety of English grammar structures and apply grammar revision strategies to writing.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in EMLS 20


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Advanced multilingual students in EMLS 20 will review a variety of English grammar structures and apply grammar revision strategies to writing.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in EMLS 20
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Revise sample writings and/or their own writing for appropriate development, cohesion, and clarity.
2. Edit sample writings and/or their own writing for common second-language errors (e.g. syntax, word forms, verb usage, punctuation, and sentence structure).
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify and proofread common sentence-level problems, such as run-ons and fragments, and use a variety of techniques to correct them.
2. Distinguish between independent and dependent clauses and combine sentences using a variety of coordinators and subordinators.  
3. Identify problems with verb tense and form, such as the use of active and passive voice, and edit their writing to correct those problems.
4. Correctly use common forms of punctuation such as commas, semicolons, colons, and quotation marks.

Topics and Scope
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I. General Proofreading
    A. Grammar
    B. Punctuation
    C. Spelling
    D. Formatting errors
II. Sentence-level Problems
    A. Fragments
    B. Run-ons
    C. Comma splices
    D. Parallel structure
    E. Sentence combining
III. Clause Structure
    A. Noun clauses
    B. Adverbial clauses
    C. Adjective clauses
    D. Conditional clauses
    E. Coordinators and subordinators
IV. Verb Tense and Form
    A. Present and past perfect
    B. Active and passive voice
    C. Past modals
V. Punctuation
    A. Commas
    B. Semi-colons
    C. Colons
    D. Quotation marks

Assignments:
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1. Written Assignments, such as:
    A. Individual, paired, or group problem-solving activities that focus on a particular grammar point
    B. Individual, paired, or group editing activities
    C. Exercises in sentence combining that address grammatical structures and appropriate punctuation
2. Revision Assignments:
    A. Revision of writing for diction, style, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics (for every EMLS 20 essay)
    B. Participation in a peer editing session to explore and refine the process of drafting, revision, and proofreading (for every EMLS 20 essay)
3. Examinations, such as:
    A. Exam(s) (1-3)
    B. Quizzes (4-5)
4. Additional Activities and Assignments, such as:
    A. Discussion of homework exercises
    B. Participation

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
70 - 80%
Written Assignments; Revision Assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Examination(s) and/or quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Additional Activities and Assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Rules for Writers. 10th ed. Hacker, Diana. Bedford/St. Martin's. 2021
Instructor prepared materials

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