Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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WR 093 - College Writing for ELL Students

3 Credit(s)

This course develops English language learners’ advanced competence in essay writing and prepares students for WR115. Students will demonstrate control and understanding of the writing process: generate and organize ideas, write drafts, revise, and edit paragraphs and multi-paragraph essays. Students will learn to recognize and correct grammatical errors in their writing. Students will also learn advanced grammatical concepts and produce essays that reflect that knowledge. Students will also use critical reading skills to analyze essays and improve their own writing. Students will submit papers using word processing software.

Corequisite: EL 113  

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Within a workshop setting, demonstrate use of appropriate transitions between sentences and between paragraphs

2. Within a workshop setting, demonstrate constructive critique and revision of his/her own work and the work of others

3. Within a workshop setting, demonstrate sentence combination techniques to achieve stylistic variety

4. Within a workshop setting, recognize and correct common errors in sentence structure, punctuation, and grammar

5. Within a workshop setting, demonstrate correct use of participles, gerunds, infinitives, appositives, and parallelism

6. Recognize and use a variety of options for introductory, body, and concluding paragraphs

7. Critique constructively and revise his/her own work and the work of others

8. Demonstrate effective prewriting strategies such as choosing and narrowing a topic, brainstorming, and organizing

9. Write a fluent, unified, coherent, well-organized and adequately developed paragraph with a clear topic sentence

10. Write multi-paragraph essays with the qualities mentioned above

11. Utilize process-writing techniques to revise, edit, and re-write paragraphs and essays

12. Use various rhetorical strategies such as compare/contrast, cause/effect, persuasion, and summary effectively in paragraphs and essays

13. Use appropriate transitions between sentences and paragraphs

14. Write and correctly punctuate simple, compound, and complex sentences. Use parallel structure correctly in sentences

15. Increase and diversify English vocabulary

16. Conduct research using library resources and internet effectively

17. Write a works cited list using correct bibliographic form

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