SRJC Course Outlines

8/7/2022 9:11:55 AMESL 371GR Course Outline as of Summer 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ESL 371GRTitle:  INTER GRAMMAR REVIEW  
Full Title:  English as a Second Language Intermediate Grammar Review
Last Reviewed:1/22/2018

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 311GR

Catalog Description:
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A communicative grammar workshop designed for intermediate ESL students to review and reinforce a variety of level-appropriate English grammar structures.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ESL 371 OR ESL 371A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A communicative grammar workshop designed for intermediate ESL students to review and reinforce a variety of level-appropriate English grammar structures.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Eligibility for ESL 371 OR ESL 371A
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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Demonstrate an intermediate level ability to edit sample writings for common sentence level
    errors.
2.  Demonstrate an intermediate level ability to compose original sentences and paragraphs using
    the target grammar, punctuation and syntax and edit for common errors.

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
 
1. Recognize basic sentence boundaries and use coordinating conjunctions to join clauses.
2. Identify simple, compound, and complex sentences.
3. Construct passive sentences using participal adjectives.
4. Identify and correct verb tense errrors, such as simple present, simple past, and all perfect
    tense forms.
5. Use past modals in writing.
6. Use gerunds and infinitives (verbal nouns) as subjects, objects, and objectives of prepositions.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Sentence Boundaries and Punctuation
    A. Periods
    B. Commas
    C. Coordinating conjunctions, such as and, but, or and so
II.  Sentence Types
    A. Simple
    B. Compound
    C. Complex
III.  Verb Tense and Form
    A. Simple present and present continuous
    B. Simple past and past continuous
    C. Future
    D. Present perfect and present perfect continuous
    E. Past perfect and past perfect continuous
IV.  Modals in the Past
    A. Past regrets or mistakes: should have
    B. Past possibility or ability: may, might, could have
    C. Logical conclusions in the past: must have
    D. Past direction not taken: could have
V.  Gerunds and Infinitives
    A. As subjects
    B. As objects
    C. Infinitive + adjective
    D. Gerunds after prepositions + verb or adjective or noun
VI. Troublesome Grammar
    A. The article system
    B. Prepositions

Assignments:
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The following represent types of assignments that may be included:
 
A. In-class work
    1. Individual, paired or group problem-solving activities that focus on a particular grammar
         point (5 - 8 activities)
    2. Individual, paired or group editing activities (5 - 8 activities)
    3. Quizzes (4 - 8)
    4. Discussion of homework exercises
    5. Final exam
B. Homework
    1. Textbook and online exercises
    2. Compose and edit sentences and paragraphs using structures studied in class
    3. Journals

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
20 - 40%
Written textbook exercises; sentences and paragraphs; journals
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
50 - 70%
Quizzes; final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Online exercises; class attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Grammar for Great Writing B. Gordon, Deborah and Smith-Palinkas, Barbara. Cengage Learning. 2018
Basic English Grammar. 4th ed. Azar, Betty and Hagen, Stacy. Pearson. 2014
Focus on Grammar 3. 4th ed. Fuchs, Marjorie and Bonner, Margaret and Westheimer, Miriam. Pearson. 2011 (classic)
More Grammar Practice 2. 2nd ed. Heinle. Cengage Learning. 2011 (classic)
Top 10: Great Grammar for Great Writing. Folse, Keith and Solomon, Elena and Tortorella, Donna. Cengage Learning. 2008 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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