EAC149 - English & Communication
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English & Communication
EAC149 is a non-credit developmental subject in reading, writing, and oral expression that prepares students for EAC150. In this subject, you will expand your vocabulary, and learn to write more clearly and persuasively through analyzing non-fiction, fiction, and other media; writing paragraphs and short essays; and participating in class discussions.
PREREQUISITES: You have been placed in this subject based on your performance on the English Skills Assessment, or successful completion of EAP300 or ENL079
This subject cannot be used as a credit in a post-secondary program.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Produce an essay of approximately 500 words with clear intent, supporting material that is appropriately developed and organized, and a recognizable conclusion
2. Identify and discuss the key elements of successful paragraphs and essays
3. Paraphrase and summarize content from a variety of sources
1. Develop the ability to critically analyze text by
-identifying and paraphrasing the main idea and supporting details
-recognizing the organizational pattern/s (rhetorical style/s)
-determining author bias and assumptions
-making inferences, predictions and conclusions
2. Develop vocabulary through reading and writing
Grammar & Editing
1. Write more effective sentences by
-improving sentence coordination and subordination
-eliminating fragments and run-on sentences
2. Use the grammar, punctuation and spelling of standard English
Demonstrate knowledge of basic information literacy, including
-assessing, integrating and documenting sources using MLA style
Demonstrate understanding through oral responses & present ideas coherently to a group.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.