ESL XESW 0516E - Academic Writing and Grammar Level E
10 Hours per week
High-Intermediate to Low-Advanced. This course focuses on intermediate to advanced grammar development and essay writing to help students of English build their academic English in order to be successful in college transition English.
Students will write a variety of well-supported essays (cause-effect and compare-contrast) with evidence from basic research about academic topics with a variety of sentence types (simple, compound, and complex) with few grammatical or spelling errors. Students will recognize recurring errors in their writing and write with the composition skills, appropriate rhetoric, fluency, and vocabulary necessary to communicate authentic academic writing tasks to a specialized audience. Students will also gain familiarity with various research tools and how to cite research in an academic context.
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