BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ENGL-030 - Fundamental English - Writing -

ENGL-030 - Fundamental English - Writing -

Course Details
This course will focus on the written communication of information and ideas in a variety of practical situations and in a variety of forms. Core writing skills are developed, specifically grammatical structures, punctuation, spelling and handwriting. Reading skills and strategies developed in English 020 will clearly overlap and compliment those accomplished in this course. General learning skills will continue to be enhanced for students, including communicative skills and adaptive strategies. As with English 020, the course is facilitated by instruction and support to varying degrees.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • College Readiness - Qualifying Courses
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Fall 2024 (September - December)
  • Spring 2025 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : ENGL-020 , or Assessed Placement
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Related Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and experience in second language learning processes
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 75
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments (7) 70%, Final Exam 30%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: LEARNING OUTCOMES: (complete ABE Fundamental Mathematics learning outcomes are listed at the ABE Articulation Handbook website http://www.aved.gov.bc.ca/abe/FINAL_ABE_ART_BOOK_2006-07.pdf )
    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • apply effective strategies for interacting with other people in a variety of situations, for problem solving and for responding to information.

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • collect and organize ideas using various techniques note take, outline, and prepare thought maps;

  • use paragraph format including topic sentence, supporting details, and conclusion;

  • produce coherent descriptive, narrative, and expository paragraphs;

  • produce personal and business letters using a standard format;

  • begin to write multi-paragraph compositions;

  • identify and correct sentence fragments and run-ons;

  • use correct grammatical structures, in writing, including sentences, verb forms and tenses, subject-verbs, pronouns and modifiers;

  • use correct punctuation, in writing, including capitals, end punctuations, commas, quotations, colons, hyphens, and dashes;

  • develop in writing effective spelling strategies; and

  • Print/write with ease, legibility, and reasonable speed.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Alvin, A. D. (Current Edition). Empowering the learner: Native literacy workbook. Owen Sound, ON: Ningwakwe Learning Press.

  • Hawker, B. (Current Edition). Empowering the learner 2: Native literacy workbook. Owen Sound, ON: Ningwakwe Learning Press.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit:www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T,TH1:00PM - 3:30PM04 Sep 202418 Dec 2024
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T,TH1:00PM - 3:30PM06 Jan 202517 Apr 2025