SRJC Course Outlines

4/18/2024 7:47:47 PMEMLS 371GR Course Outline as of Fall 2024

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EMLS 371GRTitle:  EMLS INT GRAMMAR REVIEW  
Full Title:  Intermediate Grammar Review for Multilingual Students
Last Reviewed:3/11/2024

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 371GR

Catalog Description:
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Intermediate multilingual students will review and reinforce their understanding of a variety of English grammar structures.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for EMLS 371 (ESL 371) OR EMLS 371A (ESL 371A)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intermediate multilingual students will review and reinforce their understanding of a variety of English grammar structures.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Eligibility for EMLS 371 (ESL 371) OR EMLS 371A (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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Demonstrate an intermediate level ability to compose original sentences and paragraphs using the target grammar, punctuation, and syntax.
2. Demonstrate an intermediate level ability to edit sample writings for common sentence level errors.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should 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 the past participle.
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 objecs of prepositions.

Topics and Scope
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I. Sentence Boundaries and Punctuation
    A. Periods
    B. Commas
    C. Coordinating conjunctions
         1. And
         2. Or
         3. But
         4. 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
         1. May
         2. Might
         3. 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. Adjective + infinitive
    D. Gerunds after prepositions + verb or adjective or noun
VI. Troublesome Grammar
    A. The article system
    B. Prepositions

Assignments:
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In-class work
    1. Individual, paired, or group activities that focus on a particular grammar point
     2. Individual, paired, or group editing activities
    3. Discussion of homework exercises
   
Homework
    1. Online exercises
     2. Compose and edit sentences and paragraphs using structures studied in class
    3. Journals
    4. Written textbook assignments
 
Exams and Quizzes

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%
Exams and quizzes
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. (classic).
Basic English Grammar. 5th ed. Azar, Betty and Hagen, Stacy. Pearson. 2021.
Focus on Grammar 3. 5th ed. Fuchs, Marjorie and Bonner, Margaret and Westheimer, Miriam. Pearson. 2016. (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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