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ESL 050W - Writing 1


Description:
Writing 1 is a beginning level course designed to introduce basic writing skills. Students will practice writing simple sentences and about self, family, and everyday routines.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

  1. Apply level appropriate writing skills to personal and academic writing.

(1) Apply level appropriate writing skills to personal and academic writing.

Model a simple paragraph of 3 -5 sentences following US academic writing

 

Midterm and Final exams: Dictation and modeled writing- simple conversation, inquiries, recounting of daily routines (SLO1, 2, 3)

  1. Demonstrate level appropriate vocabulary usage in written communication.

(2) Demonstrate level appropriate vocabulary usage in written communication.

Vocabulary building based on the 300-word list.

 

Vocabulary quizzes (SLO 2)

  1. Demonstrate level appropriate grammar usage in written communication.

(3) Demonstrate level appropriate grammar usage in written communication.

Use of basic punctuation: comma, period, and question mark

Use of capitalization at the beginning of sentences, proper nouns, and “I”

Use of simple present, present progressive, and simple past tenses.

Use of simple sentence structures: S-V-C statements, simple reversal of verb and subjects to form questions.

Answers to yes/no questions with appropriate pronoun/verb combinations.

Use of contractions

Yes/no questions

Wh- questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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