Oct 20, 2019
ESL 113 - English as a Second Language Grammar 3
English grammar for non-native speakers at the high-intermediate level. Understanding and practice of high-intermediate grammar of American English, with a focus on form, meaning, and use in oral and written communication. Integrates grammar into practice of the other language skills.
Prerequisites: ESL 103 English as a Second Language Grammar 2, ESL 104 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2, ESL 105 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2
Corequisites: ESL 114 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 3, ESL 115 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 3
4 Credit Hours
(This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the following tenses: Simple Present, Present Progressive, Simple Past, Past Progressive, Simple Future, Present Perfect, and Present Perfect Progressive by recognizing, contructing, and using them correctly in oral and written communication.
- Distinguish between count and non-count nouns and employ them correctly in oral and written communication.
- Recognize and use definite and indefinite articles and quantifiers properly with singular and plural count nouns and with non-count nouns in oral and written communication.
- Differentiate between adjectives and adverbs and use them correctly in oral and written communication.
- Describe the rules for forming comparatives and superlatives of adjectives and adverbs, and use those forms correctly in oral and written communication.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how to correctly form of WH-questions and use them in asking for specific information.
- Recognize and use a variety of modals properly to express ability, permission, requests, advice, suggestions, preferences, necessity, expectations, possibility, and inferences in oral and written communication.
- Identify, form, and properly use gerunds and infinitives in various grammatical functions to communicate orally and in writing.
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