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ESOL021W-D848, SPRING 2020

ESOL021W-D848, SPRING 2020

In this course, you will continue building on the competencies achieved in ESOL011 by further developing your writing, reading and language skills, including expanding college-level vocabulary, and developing more complex sentence structure. You will work on writing multiple drafts of essays responding to texts, proofreading and editing, and preparing you to re-take the CATW exam.

021 ESL Writing, Spring 2020

021 ESL Writing, Spring 2020

This course focuses on developing language and academic writing skills. Students will practice reading for comprehension as well as drafting, revising and summarizing skills. They will polish their grammar with a focus on creating academic level complex sentence structure while avoiding sentence fragments and run-ons. Students will work extensively on paragraph and essay organization, and on writing multiple drafts of proofread, edited and reedited essays.

ESOL 12R D826/24016

ESOL 12R D826/24016

This is a reading class. The goal of the class is to improve your reading comprehension skills. This will be achieved by mastering the lessons in the text book. By the end of the term you should be able to identify the main idea of a reading passage; distinguish major from minor details; recognize patterns of organization; understand the author’s purpose, and other things that will help you read faster with better comprehension. The class will also focus on developing your English vocabulary.

English021 Writing Fall 2016

English021 Writing Fall 2016

TBD

EL 012 R Level 1 Reading

EL 012 R Level 1 Reading

In this Level 1 ESL Reading class, students will learn how to identify topics, main ideas, points of view and supporting details. They will study a variety of types and genres of writing. They will learn to evaluate writing organization so they can identify chronological order, spatial order, cause and effect, compare and contrast and other patterns of writing. They will be able to understand voice and writer’s purposes. Focus will be on distinguishing types of support for a thesis ie facts, examples, explanations etc. Though this is a reading class, students will learn to develop topic sentences, outlines, summaries, and paraphrases. Students will discuss what is implied and what they may infer as opposed to what is directly stated. Over the 15 weeks, students will learn many new vocabulary words and will practice strategies for learning them. Students will have a library tour in order to get familiarized with finding study resources. The will also practice using internet search engines to locate additional articles on textbook based themes and topics. Lastly, students will learn techniques for test-taking that will enable them to work more time-efficiently and at a higher academic level.

My Projects

ENG 1101Co Team

ENG 1101Co Team

This project is for 1101Co faculty.

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

ESOL /CO-Requisite Professional Development for English Composition 1101 (Multilingual Section)

ESOL /CO-Requisite Professional Development for English Composition 1101 (Multilingual Section)

June 2020: Summer Professional Development in anticipation of launching pilot sections of ENG 1101 CO/ML (multilingual sections for students of English as a second or other language). The six PD sessions will be held via ZOOM, and some will be recorded. There will be PowerPoints and additional materials shared and uploaded so to make them available after the actual live session.

ESOL Language and Writing Lab

ESOL Language and Writing Lab

This is the site of the ESOL Language and Writing Lab. It houses tutoring materials and sites for students who are learners and speakers of English as a foreign, other or second language. The Lab assists students with second language composing, grammar and syntax practice and successful communication workshops.

Developmental Writing Resource Archive

Developmental Writing Resource Archive

This is an electronic archive of course readings, CATW articles, and other Developmental Writing resources. Click on “Project Site” to view the full archive (on the right)

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