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Manchester Community College

NCEL033M Intermediate I: Academic Paragraph Writing & Vocabulary

with CTBD Instructor


This first intermediate course is focused on the introduction to the process approach to writing and development of reading fluency and vocabulary. Writing and grammar activities will be integrated through basic sentence structure and paragraph organization. Emphasis will be put on gaining skills to produce a clear and well-planned paragraph through learning capitalization rules, sentence and paragraph structure, and increasing vocabulary.

Required Textbooks:

Longman Academic Writing Series, Paragraphs to Essays

ISBN: 978-0-13-466332-6

Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary ISBN: 978-0-13-137619-9

Prerequisite: Students are required to take a reading and writing placement assessment to participate in this non-credit ESOL class. Also, Workforce Development and Academic Success Center staff discretion is taken under advisement.

WDC ESOL Writing & Reading Placement Assessment includes:

  • Part 1: Three reading prompts, completing the multiple choice or true/false questions for each.
  • Part 2: Choose one of the writing prompts and write a minimum of a 300 word essay.

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This course is WIOA Approved.


  • Session 1: Sep 10 - Nov 14th, 2024
    Tue and Thu for 10 weeks from 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Manchester Community College


1066 Front Street
Manchester, NH 03102 Get directions

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