About This Program
The Learning Cornerstone (TLC) offers writing classes to help you improve this very important life skill.
Areas of study
- TLC 070 Building Sentences and Paragraphs
Instruction and practice in writing sentences and paragraphs. Emphasis on improving expression and fluency. Review correct usage and mechanics.
- TLC 090 Writing III
Improve writing techniques, fluency, mechanics, and grammar in preparing for ENL 101. Practice in writing paragraphs, essays and a research paper
- TLC 050 Writing Step V
Independent study of writing techniques. Practice writing in response to stated purposes. Focus on writing complete sentences and increasing student confidence.
- TLC 060 Writing Step VI
Independent study of writing techniques. Practice writing in response to state purposes. Focus on sentence variety, mechanics and increased writing confidence.
- TLC 080 Writing Effective Paragraphs and Essays
Instruction and practice in paragraph and short essay construction. Practice and applications with pre-writing techniques, sentence variety, self editing and revision.
- TLC 055 Spelling Basics
Instruction and practice with frequently-used vocabulary. Selling rules, common prefixes and suffixes and compound word formation are emphasized.
- TLC 085 Spelling Improvement
Instruction and practice with practical vocabulary used in the work environment. Instruction in spelling rules, dictionary usage, and practice with content word lists.
- TLC 077 Building Vocabulary I
A course for vocabulary development. Students read literature selections and complete exercises for the purpose of expanding vocabulary. Limited practice in spelling and reading comprehension included.
- TLC 087 Building Vocabulary II
Vocabulary development and spelling skill mastery. Read classic literature selections and complete exercises for the purpose of expanding vocabulary. Practice in spelling and reading comprehension included.
- TLC093 Building Vocabulary III
Develop vocabulary in a practical, systematic and comprehensive manner. Learn academic terms essential to understanding basic concepts of introductory college courses, use structural analysis and context clues to master words associated tithe advanced reading and standardized tests.