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EAPP 1200 - Integrated Skills & Preparatory Composition 2

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: EAPP 1100  with grade C or better; or placement

(formerly ESLL 1020)

This course improves students’ academic English through writing, reading, speaking, and listening activities. Students will practice more grammatical structures such as verb tenses, modals, adjectives, and adverbs. Students will write paragraphs using simple and complex sentences. Students will improve vocabulary and spelling. Regular use of computer lab is included.

Billable Contact Hours: 5

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate low intermediate level listening ability.

Objectives:

  1. Given dictated sentences that include grammatical structures and intonation patterns taught during the semester, the student will transcribe the sentences.
  2. Answer listening comprehension questions when asked by the teacher or other student
  3. Complete listening comprehension activities from the textbook or teacher-designed activities.
  4. Participate in interactive group activities.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to communicate effectively.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Speak clearly enough to be understood.
  2. Use the grammatical structures taught in the class.
  3. Speak with appropriate rhythm and intonation patterns.
  4. Make effective use of eye contact.
  5. Speak loudly enough to be heard by all listeners.
  6. Participate in interactive group activities.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate reading comprehension skills.

Objectives:

  1. Answer questions about the readings in their textbooks.
  2. Use new vocabulary from the readings in written assignments and speaking activities.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an increase his/her vocabulary.

Objectives:

  1. Identify new vocabulary meanings on tests.
  2. Use new vocabulary in written assignments.
  3. Use new vocabulary in speaking activities.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to spell words from a list of common words without using a dictionary.

Objectives:

  1. Given words dictated in context, students will spell them.
  2. Student will spell words in their written assignments.

Outcome 6: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the use of grammatical structures taught in the course.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Write sentences that use the grammatical structures.
  2. Combine words and/or sentences to create the grammatical structures.
  3. Edit sentences that illustrate the grammatical structures.
  4. Use grammatical structures taught in this course in written assignments and spoken activities.

Outcome 7: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to write brief paragraphs using various rhetorical modes and grammatical Structures.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Write paragraphs in the suggested rhetorical modes using the standard topic sentence-supporting sentence-concluding sentence pattern:
    1. Using only dictionaries, write one or more in-class impromptu paragraphs.
  2. Revise paragraphs following guidelines of the instructor.
  3. In their paragraphs, use grammatical structures taught in this course.
  4. In their paragraphs, use new vocabulary taught in this course.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Composition
    1. Paragraph
      1. Topic sentence
      2. Supporting points
      3. Conclusion
    2. Primary assignments (3 - 5 paragraphs)
  2. Grammar
    1. Review of basic terms
      1. Parts of speech (except interjection)
      2. Parts of a sentence
      3. Types of sentences
        1. Classified by clauses
          1. Simple
          2. Compound
          3. Complex
        2. Classified by function
          1. Statements
            1. Positive
            2. Negative
          2. Questions
            1. Yes/No
            2. Wh-
    2. Structures as indicated in grammar textbook
  3. Word knowledge and skills
    1. Common words
    2. Academic vocabulary
    3. Irregular verbs
  4. Reading comprehension (Each unit begins with a reading.)
    1. Main idea
    2. Supporting points
  5. Speaking
    1. Informal
    2. Academic

Primary Faculty
Lathers, Jonathan
Secondary Faculty
Lathers, Padmavathi
Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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