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ENSL ESL Intermediate Writing

ENSL - 006

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course is designed for non-native speakers of English identified as needing English language instruction at the intermediate level. Work will focus on the improvement of writing skills. Students will carefully examine the structural elements of paragraphs and their functions. Students will learn how those elements are organized to produce effective writing. They will also explore how paragraphs can be joined together to produce effective essays. Close attention will be paid to the elements of grammar, clarity and unity. Students will generate written responses to readings of intermediate difficulty. This course cannot be used to satisfy degree requirements. Prerequisites: Identification of need by appropriate score on the Accuplacer Test and the Michigan English Placement Test (MEPT) or recommendation of the instructor.