May 22, 2024  
2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

ENGL-098 Basic Sentence Skills

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016) Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-098  or higher on the MCC placement test or S8 in ENGL-095 .
This course emphasizes the reading-writing connection and the social dimension of writing; daily practice helps students develop an awareness of a readers need for focus development and sentence-level clarity. Students build a portfolio of revised writing including personal narratives reading responses and reflections on the writing process. Frequent informal writing and sentence-building and refining activities help students develop their expressive powers and build confidence in their ability to meet the needs of an academic audience.