2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 04, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IE 012 Intensive English Grammar 1 (4 credits)



Course Description
Grammar 1 is for students with low-intermediate second language abilities. Students will study low-intermediate grammar concepts in a sheltered classroom setting. Students must reach 80% competency overall in order to pass to the next level.

Student Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to perform the following outcomes at a low-intermediate language level:
1. Form positive and negative statements in the present and past with to have, to be, to do and regular verbs.
2. Ask and answer yes/no questions and wh- questions in the present and past tense.
3. Recognize errors in subject-verb agreement with regular nouns and verbs.
4. Substitute subject, object and possessive pronouns for nouns appropriately.
5. Use “there is” and “there are” in statements and questions.
6. Use attributive and predicate adjectives to modify nouns.
7. Use adverbs of frequency to modify verbs.
8. Identify the form of nouns as singular, plural or non-countable.
9. Understand basic rules of article (a, an, the) usage with singular nouns.



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