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ENG 050 - Modern English Grammar

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: This course is designed to prepare students for composition courses. The course content focuses on major grammatical concepts and writing. Students will develop basic writing and editing skills.

Prerequisites: Minimum score of 10 ACT-English, 17 SAT-Writing and Language, 35 CPT-Sentence Skills or 220 NGA-Writing.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Applied Liberal Arts | English
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Fall
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Course Competencies
  1. Identify parts of speech correctly: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions and conjunctions.
  2. Identify sentence parts correctly: subjects, verbs, phrases and clauses.
  3. Express complete thoughts using simple, compound, complex and compound/complex sentences.
  4. Apply conventional punctuation correctly to all types of sentences.
  5. Use a dictionary and thesaurus to identify word types and build vocabulary.
  6. Compose well developed paragraphs.
  7. Revise paragraphs for coherence, accuracy and clarity.
  8. Edit paragraphs for sentence skills: grammar, spelling, punctuation and word choice.
  9. Develop critical thinking skills.
  10. Develop proficiency in modern grammar.

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