Sunday: Welcome to Academic English (ENGL 100)

Welcome to Academic English. After successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Develop familiarity with various rhetorical patterns and genres;
  2. Employ the various steps of the writing process, including planning, drafting, revising, and editing written work;
  3. Produce unified and coherent essays with introduction, body and conclusion paragraphs;
  4. Demonstrate grammar competence by writing clear, error-free essays;
  5. Develop your reading skills through reading and comprehending texts of various lengths and genres.

What we did in class, today – We reviewed the syllabus and calendar as well as creating temporary Pearson MySkillsLab accounts and submitting g-mail addresses (for writing assignments).

Homework – None

What we will do in class, tomorrow (May 13) – Be sure to bring your laptop (and power cord) because we’ll be writing a diagnostic essay.

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