ENG 50

Modern English Grammar

Course Description

This is the first of a two-part sequence (ENG 050/055) designed to prepare students for composition courses. The course content focuses on major grammatical concepts and writing. A grade of 2.0 or better in ENG 050 is necessary to enter ENG 055.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

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

  • Identify parts of speech correctly: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions.
  • Identify sentence parts correctly: subjects, verbs, phrases, and clauses.
  • Express complete thoughts using simple, compound, complex, and compound/complex sentences.
  • Apply conventional punctuation correctly to all types of sentences.
  • Use a dictionary and thesaurus to identify words types and build vocabulary.
  • Compose well developed paragraphs.
  • Revise paragraphs for coherence, accuracy, and clarity.
  • Edit paragraphs for sentence skills: grammar, spelling, punctuation, and word choice.
  • Develop critical thinking skills.
  • Develop proficiency in modern grammar.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/11/2015

 050121500Modern English Grammar 3Hunley E 28/28/0Open
M W 09:00AM-12:10PMLA300

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