English 1, Understanding
Understanding English 1 gives students an in-depth knowledge of how sentences are organized. Through this knowledge, students learn to recognize and use good sentences. The first half of the course concentrates on sentence types, parts of speech, punctuation and verb forms. The second half of the course concentrates on phrases, clauses, conjunctions and the diagramming of sentences. In completing this subject, students do activities such as writing original examples of types of sentences and writing well-organized, focused paragraphs on a wide variety of topics with sufficient detail to engage the reader. Students are expected to proofread their work before submission. There are 8 examinations in Understanding English 1. Understanding English 1, American School.