Maricopa Community Colleges  ESL042   20016-20056 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 03/27/01
ESL042 20016-20056 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
ESL IV-Writing with Oral Practice
Emphasis on paragraph writing and oral recitation of complex sentences and paragraphs. Introduction to the prewriting and writing process for short essays. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) credits. Prerequisites: ESL032 or appropriate ESL placement test score.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
ESL042   20016-20056 ESL IV-Writing with Oral Practice
1. Write and present orally sentences and questions using words of supposition; adjective clauses; and noun clauses, including reported speech. (I)
2. Identify modes of development in paragraphs. (II)
3. Write and present orally paragraphs of process analysis, cause/effect, and argumentation. (II)
4. Organize, develop and outline a short essay of description, narration, or examples. (III)
5. Write, revise, edit, and present orally a short essay of description, narration, or examples using grammatically correct English. (III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
ESL042   20016-20056 ESL IV-Writing with Oral Practice
    I. Writing and saying complex sentences and questions
        A. Sentences/questions of supposition with if, unless, whether
        B. Sentences/questions with adjective clauses
        C. Sentences/questions with noun clauses and reported speech
      II. Paragraph development
          A. Review of modes of development
            1. Narration
            2. Description
            3. Examples
            4. Comparison/contrast
            5. Classification
          B. Use of modes of development with oral and written presentation
            1. Process analysis
            2. Cause/effect
            3. Argumentation
          C. Use of topic sentence with varied placement
          D. Unity
          E. Coherence
          F. Transitions between paragraphs
        III. Development and oral and written presentation of short essay using narration, description, or examples
            A. Brainstorming
            B. Narrowing the topic
            C. Organization
              1. Clustering, branching
              2. Outlining
            D. Developing a thesis
            E. Writing an introduction
            F. Writing body paragraphs with supporting details
            G. Writing a conclusion
            H. Revising and editing
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