2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESL 190 - ESL Capstone Sequence

Credits: 3
The goal of this capstone course is for ESL students to write research essays based on analysis of audience, purpose, and rhetorical situations in college-level texts.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify superior-level capitalization and punctuation rules in sentences, identify writing samples, with accurate summaries and syntheses, and explain reference and citation rules.
  2. Recognize prepositions, clauses, connecting words, and language to control tone and describe their function in research papers.
  3. Define superior-level high-frequency vocabulary words.
  4. Construct research essays with superior-level grammar, vocabulary, punctuation, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing techniques for MLA citations, and compose paragraphs for research essays.
  5. Identify purpose, audience, and rhetorical forms through analysis of academic readings to be employed as evidence in research essays.

Prerequisite: ESL Placement Test; or ESL 139  with a grade of C- or higher; or Instructor approval

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