Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
WR 91
Course Title:
Basic Grammar
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Course Description

Instruction in grammar including parts of speech, sentence types, subject verb agreement, pronoun usage and avoidance of fragments, run-ons, and other sentence errors. WR 91A and WR 91 are equivalent. Only one may be taken for credit. Prerequisites: WR 80 and RD 80 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

• Creatively select and competently write appropriate sentence types in a variety of settings using grammatical conventions.
• Accurately differentiate between fragments, run-ons, and sentences when editing various kinds of writing for personal, professional and academic purposes
•Be prepared for future coursework that requires competency in the vocabulary of English grammar covered in this course.