ENG 088 - Academic English for Bilingual Students Educated Outside of the US6
Course Description: This course is designed for speakers of more than one language who have completed high school before coming to the United States and are ready to advance quickly to college level work. It will utilize theme-based readings of complex academic texts and intensive practice in the writing process for U.S. style academic writing to prepare students for college-level coursework including ENG 101, English Composition I. This will be done through a disciplined practice of close readings and prewriting, writing and rewriting essays. It will include just-in-time instruction in grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, and critical thinking required for success in ENG 101. A portion of instruction will take place in a computer classroom.
Prerequisite(s): Placement above ELL 055 or successful completion of ELL 055 with a grade of C or better.
Note(s): Students who complete the course with a C or better and meet current departmental exit standards are eligible to enroll in Composition I with Writing Skills Seminar (Accelerated Learning Program) or Composition I. Credits earned in this course will not apply to MCC degree or certificate programs.
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