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Eng. 312. Essay Writing:

Course Description:

            This course aims to help students improve their writing ability through writing long essays. It focuses on two types of essays, classification and process, both directional and informational. It helps students focus on different kinds of introductions and develop the appropriate thesis statement for each kind of essay. It also attempts to help students develop many skills such as using the appropriate transitions, vocabulary, supportive details, and so on.

Text Book:

Smalley, Regina L, Mark K. Ruetten, & Joann Rishel Kozyrev.

Refining Composition Skills: Rhetoric and Grammar.  London: Heinle & Heinle, 2000.

Grades Distribution:

15% 1st In-term.

15% 2nd In-term.

10 % In-Class Writing/  Class participation..

60%  Final exam.

Meeting time:

Sat  8-10.

Academic Calendar:

Week 1:  Drop & Add.

Weeks 2: Introduction.

Week 3 & 4:  Classification Essay. Samples of classification essay.

Week 5 & 6: Working on samples of students’ writing in class.

Week 7: 1st in-term.

Week 8: Discussion of in-term. An introduction of a process analysis directional essay.

Week 8: A process informational essay. Samples of both essays.

Week 9: Break.

Week 10: In class writing, the informational process essay.

Week 11: In class writing, the directional process essay.

Week 12 & 13: Working on samples of students own writing.

Week 14: 2nd in-term.

Week 15: Discussion of in-term.

Week 16: Course wrap up.                                          


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