• Program: English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Course: ESOL Skills Workshop
  • Course #: ESOL0850
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course will increase students' skills in grammar, writing, and academic communication needed for success in college and the workplace. This course is designed for students who need to complete the required ESOL credits outside of their regular cohort. At the beginning of the course, each student will meet with the instructor to develop a study plan.

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
Use a variety of cohesive devices (transitions, pronouns, etc.) within paragraphs
Develop basic real-time writing skills
Develop basic word processing skills
Demonstrate basic email skills
Demonstrate basic computer skills
Demonstrate basic note-taking skills
Discuss college level academic topics
Develop academic vocabulary
Present orally
Demonstrate an awareness of pronunciation rules in American English
Develop strategies to improve pronunciation

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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