English Language Program (ELP)

Courses

ELP-095. Developmental Writing Workshop I. 3 Hours.

(Does not count toward graduation or GPA calculation.) This course presents basic principles of personal essay writing in English, with emphasis on developing sentence level skills. Registration is by placement exam.
Prerequisite: Accuplacer WritePlacer with a score of 2.

ELP-096. Developmental Writing Workshop II. 3 Hours.

(Does not count toward graduation or GPA calculation.) This course is an introduction to the basic principles used in writing expository essays based on personal experience, and intensive work to improve sentence level skills. Registration is by placement exam or permit.
Prerequisite: ELP-095 with a minimum grade of RC or ELP-112 with a minimum grade of C or Accuplacer WritePlacer with a score of 3.

ELP-097. Developmental Writing Workshop III. 3 Hours.

(Does not count toward graduation or GPA calculation.) This course offers practice and instruction in writing expository essays, with emphasis on paragraph development, increased fluency in written English, and proofreading skills. Registration is by placement exam or permit.
Prerequisite: Accuplacer WritePlacer with a score of 4 or ELP-096 with a minimum grade of RC or ELP-114 with a minimum grade of C.

ELP-098. Supportive Instruction Writing Skills Workshop. 3 Hours.

(This course does not count toward graduation or GPA calculation.) ELP-098 must be taken concurrently with ENGL-101: Writing I. This course provides supportive instruction to reinforce or enhance content from the students’ college-level writing course. The instructor works to meet the individual needs of the students emphasizing the skills one needs to develop a framework for writing including paragraph development, increased fluency in written English, and proofreading skills. Registration is by placement exam or permit.
Corequisite: ENGL-101.

ELP-112. ESL Writing Workshop I. 3 Hours.

Open only to English Language Learners (ELLs). This course provides basic instruction aimed at guiding the ELLs’ transition from their existing native language writing skills to academic English with an emphasis on sentence-level skills needed for writing personal narrative essays. Registration is by permit only.

ELP-114. ESL Writing Workshop II. 3 Hours.

Open only to English Language Learners (ELLs). This course provides instruction aimed at continuing the ELLs’ transition from their existing native language writing skills to academic English. Work centers on the writing of basic expository essays and intensive work on sentence level skills. Registration is by permit only.

ELP-120. ESL Writing Workshop III. 3 Hours.

Open only to English Language Learners (ELLs). This course provides additional practice and instruction aimed at helping ELLs complete their transition from writing in their native language to writing in college-level academic English. Writing expository essays across various genre, with emphases on paragraph development, increased fluency and editing and proofreading skills form the core content of this course. Registration is by permit only.

ELP-121. English Grammar Skills. 3 Hours.

Analysis of and practice in selected English grammatical patterns, with special emphasis on their academic application.