• Program: English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Course: Grammar/Writing II
  • Course #: ESOL0821
  • Total Credits: 5

Course Description

Develop basic writing skills. Students work on grammar, short paragraphs, and editing, using the standards of written American English. Classes utilize a computer lab to practice basic word processing and other basic computer skills.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Write short paragraphs with all sentences relevant to the topic
Develop introduction, body and conclusion
Organize writing in a logical sequence
Utilize simple present verb forms
Utilize present progressive verb forms
Utilize simple past verb forms
Compose simple sentences
Utilize basic sentence structure such as subject-verb-direct object
Utilize basic “be” main verb sentence structure
Apply basic punctuation
Develop use of the writing process
Develop basic editing strategies
Apply basic standard mechanics
Demonstrate basic word processing skills
Demonstrate basic computer skills

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 5
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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