Oct 04, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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IG 500 - Intensive Grammar Application

0 lecture hours 0 lab hours 0 credits
Course Description
This course builds on foundational grammar skills to improve common errors in academic writing and speaking. It includes the present, the past, the perfect, the future, modals and modal-like expressions, nouns and pronouns, gerunds and infinitives, noun clauses, indirect speech, the passive, relative clauses, conditionals, and connecting ideas. Emphasis is given to avoiding and identifying most common grammar usage mistakes with explicit application of target structures in writing. Students use the targeted grammar to read, write, listen to, and speak about current events.  At the end of this course, students should be better prepared to accurately use English grammatical structures to participate academic speaking and writing tasks at a university level. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Analyze and apply English grammar rules to in and out of class activities
  • Apply knowledge of grammar to written tasks
  • Recognize, categorize, and correct grammatical errors in your own writing and the writing of others
  • Recognize grammatical structure used in current event oral and written reports
  • Lead a discussion using appropriate and targeted grammar concepts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of grammatical concepts on in-class assessments

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Katherine Toske

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