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College English Courses

This course introduce the students to the standards of college level english. It assists in developing the skills of the students in grammar, vocabulary , sentence variety, paragraph development, reading, and writing skills necessary for the success in all the other college courses.

PRE-REQUISITES: Basic English Proficiency

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COURSE OUTLINE

Becoming a Better Writer

  • Organizing your Writing
  • The writing process

The Basics

  • Parts of Speech
  • Subjects and Verbs
  • Irregular Verbs
  • Sentence Types
  • Pronoun Forms
  • Pronoun Problems
  • Articles
  • Adjectives and Adverbs

Beyond the Basics

  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Fragments

Beyond The Basics

  • Run-ons and Comma Splices
  • Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
  • Parallelism

Punctuation

  • The Comma
  • The Apostrophe
  • Quotation Marks
  • Other Punctuation Marks

Mechanics and Spelling

  • Proofreading Your Work
  • Ten Proofreading Tests
  • Word Choice
  • Capital Letters
  • Numbers and Abbreviations

Business Communication

Business Communication Courses

The students should be able to know and apply the generally accepted principles of planning, generating, composing, drafting, and revising messages. They learn and apply the generally accepted formats and uses of business documents and oral presentations. They are trained to do a number of business activities with a sound understanding of the style and mechanics of English-language business communication. They create slides using presentation software such as PowerPoint, locate and evaluate information on the World Wide Web, and communicate using electronic mail. The overall objective of this course is to help you improve many skills that are needed to succeed in the business world and to perform well in subsequent learning environments. The program includes analytical thinking, problem solving, audience analysis, reading, writing, listening, speaking, and collaborative skills.

PRE-REQUISITES: COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS & MS OFFICE APPLICATIONS CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH

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Communication Foundations

  • Communication Challenges

Writing & Revising Skills

  • Writing for Business Audiences
  • Improving Writing Skills
  • Revising & Proof Reading Business Messages

Corresponding at Work

  • E-Mails and Memos
  • Routine Letters and Goodwill Messages
  • Persuasive Messages
  • Negative Messages

Reporting Data

  • Informal Reports
  • Proposals & Formal Reports

Developing Speaking Skills

  • Communicating in Person, by Telephone, and in Meetings
  • Giving Oral Presentations

Communicating For Employment

  • The Job Search, Resumes and Cover Letters
  • Employment Interviews and Follow-up Messages
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Duration 39 Hours
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Faculty Business
Course Level Beginner
Features In Class, Lab, Hands-on Training
Language English

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