• Program: English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Course: Grammar/Writing IV
  • Course #: ESOL0841
  • Total Credits: 5

Course Description

Develop college writing skills. Students work on more complex grammar, editing, and academic writing, 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 at the essay level
Write in response to readings
Produce various types of writing such as descriptive, expository, and persuasive
Demonstrate effective real-time writing
Produce writing with clear introduction, body, and conclusion
Utilize a variety of cohesive devices (transitions, pronouns, etc.) within and between paragraphs
Write grammatically correct sentences of varying patterns
Edit written work
Demonstrate effective use of the writing process
Demonstrate use of auxiliary resources such as dictionary, thesaurus, and computer tools in the writing process
Apply standard mechanics
Demonstrate basic word processing skills
Demonstrate effective email skills
Apply standard formatting
Demonstrate basic computer skills

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 5
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test OR ESOL0831 and ESOL0832 and ESOL0833 with a grade of C or better
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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