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November 21, 2022

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This course includes:

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Description

This workshop is designed to help you write clearly, accurately and effectively in both an academic and a professional environment.

In class, we analyze various forms of writing and address problems common to advanced speakers of English. We will often read one another’s work.

Course Curriculum

    • Correction Symbols Unlimited
    • Academic Language/Word Choice Unlimited
    • Guidelines for Written Papers Unlimited
    • Defining a Term: Sentence Definitions Unlimited
    • Adjective Clauses: Grammar Unlimited
    • Defining a Term: In-class Work Unlimited
    • Cover Letters: Useful Language Unlimited
    • Paraphrase and Summary: Finding Synonyms Unlimited
    • Strategies for Paraphrase Unlimited
    • Summary: Language Focus Unlimited
    • Summary/Reaction Sentences Unlimited
    • Task: Using Summary Words Unlimited
    • Writing a Proposal Unlimited
    • Introduction “Moves” Chart Unlimited
    • Punctuation Unlimited
    • Punctuation Practice Unlimited
    • Sentence Types: Coordination and Subordination Unlimited
    • Practice: Subordination/Coordination Unlimited
    • Common Transitions Unlimited
    • Tricky Connectors: A Corpus Unlimited
    • Forming Relative (Adjective) Clauses Unlimited
    • Sentence Combining (Rammed Earth) Unlimited
    • Preposition + Verb Exercise Unlimited
    • Subjunctives Unlimited
    • Parallel Structure Unlimited
    • Clarity and Conciseness Unlimited
    • Avoiding Direct Questions/Using Noun Clauses Unlimited
    • Appropriate Use of the Passive Unlimited
    • Misplaced/Dangling Modifiers Unlimited
    • Sentence Variety: Appositives and Modifiers Unlimited
    • Inversions Unlimited
    • Articles (Tasks) Unlimited
    • Citing Documents from the Web Unlimited
    • What Should I Cite? Unlimited

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