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TCC Catalog 2016-17 
TCC Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EAP0384 English for Academic Purposes: Intermediate Writing and Grammar

3 credit hour(s) | Fall | Spring
Prerequisite(s): appropriate placement score.
This course is intended for the student who is a nonnative speaker of English and whose placement scores (89-below on the PERT writing section) indicate a need to develop writing skills essential for success in college-level classes. The student will develop the ability to produce logical, coherent and unified paragraphs and short essays on academic topics that use a variety of structures and accomplish a variety of purposes commonly assigned in academic contexts. Students will develop the ability to write clear, logical and effective sentences that adhere to the conventions of standard written English. Students will acquire knowledge of intermediate-level English grammar and apply that knowledge when editing and proofreading their own original paragraphs and short essays. Additionally, students will learn to apply critical thinking skills to planning, drafting and revising academic paragraphs and short essays. Lecture: 3 hours. Does not count toward A.A. degree or A.S. degree. To enroll in  , the student must score a C or better.