ESL-Grammar (ELG)

Courses

ELG 096. Intermediate Grammar. 3 Credits.

This intermediate level grammar course is the third course of a four course series. This course is for academically-oriented, non-native speakers of English who have successfully completed the advanced beginning level course (ESL 093) or who have been tested and placed into the intermediate level. The course emphasizes the form, function and use of the present perfect and past perfect tenses, modal auxiliaries, passive voice, gerunds, infinitives and prepositions through extensive language practice. A grade of C or better is required to pass this course. Institutional credit only. Courses that earn institutional credit do not apply towards graduation. Prerequisites: High school diploma/GED and ESL placement.

ELG 098. Advanced Grammar. 3 Credits.

This advanced grammar course is the final course in a four course series designed to prepare non-native and bilingual students to matriculate into college level courses. This course is intended for students who have mastered an intermediate level of English. The course offers a comprehensive review of structures such as perfect tenses, passive voice, compound and complex sentences including adjective, adverb and noun clauses. Students practice the verb tenses through integrated exercises. The course emphasizes advanced grammar concepts including form, function and the usage of future perfect tenses, noun clauses, modal perfects, conditional and unreal conditionals and subjunctives through extensive language practice. A grade of C or better is required to pass this course. Institutional credit only. Courses that earn institutional credit do not apply towards graduation. Prerequisites: ELG 096 or high school diploma/GED and ESL placement.