||This writing course is for non-native learners of English and is designed to prepare students for college-level writing tasks and/or courses. Students will learn multiple-paragraph essay forms with an emphasis on paraphrasing, summarizing, quoting and analyzing sources. Students will inventory patterns of error and create an individual plan for increasing accuracy.
||Placement into the course
- Choose and employ appropriate rhetorical modes in supporting theses.
- Compose multi-paragraph essays that summarize, evaluate and/or analyze sources.
- Learn fundamental principles for writing reviews of literature or other artistic works such as movies, theater or graphic art.
- Integrate sources smoothly into original prose.
- Use sources to support original theses.
- Use the passive and active forms of verbs appropriately.
- Experiment with and employ complex grammatical constructions such as introductory subordinate clauses, introductory phrases, appositive phrases and conditionals.
- Use sophisticated verb forms such as the perfect and perfect progressive.
- Identify individual patterns of error and apply appropriate editing strategies.
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