• Program: English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Course: Grammar/Writing III
  • Course #: ESOL0831
  • Total Credits: 5

Course Description

Develop college writing skills. Students work on grammar, paragraphs, and editing, using the standards of written American English. Classes utilize a computer lab to practice writing, word processing, editing, 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 unified paragraphs with clear introduction, body, and conclusion
Apply a variety of cohesive devices (transitions, pronouns, etc.) within paragraphs
Produce various types of writing such as descriptive and expository
Develop basic real-time writing skills
Utilize simple present verb forms
Utilize present progressive verb forms
Utilize simple past verb forms
Write grammatically correct sentences of varying patterns
Correct sentences that contain grammatical errors
Develop effective use of the writing process
Develop strategies to improve editing skills
Apply basic standard mechanics
Develop basic word processing skills
Demonstrate basic email skills
Demonstrate basic computer skills

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 5
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test OR ESOL0821 and ESOL0822 and ESOL0823 with a grade of C or better
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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