Prepares participants for writing by practice in the writing process, emphasizing development of thought in essays of greater length and complexity, and use of appropriate syntax and diction. Lecture 10 hours per week.
General Course Purpose
To prepare advanced participants for upper-level writing.
Goal 1 - Participants will be able to produce clear, logically developed essays using idiomatic English.
Goal 2 - Participants will be able to use strategies for approaching a variety of writing tasks.
Goal 3 - participants will be able to formulate a thesis and develop it.
Major Topics to be Included
A. Pre-writing skills
E. Focusing, organizing, and developing ideas
F. Discussing, analyzing, and responding to written materials