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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

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  1. Course Description:

This course will elaborate on student's knowledge of the paragraph taken in the previous ENG 114 composition course, to develop their skills in writing an essay. The course is mainly practical in nature as students practice writing and analyzing written essays, recognizing and developing a thesis statement, and producing different types of essays such as example and comparison essays.

  1. Course Aims and Objectives:

The course aims at enabling students to write a four paragraph essay –consisting of an introduction, three developmental paragraphs and a conclusion. Students will refine and develop their writing skills and learn and practice writing example and compare and contrast essays.

  1. Course Main Subjects:
  2. Methods of Assessment:

1st midterm 15 %

2nd midterm 15%

Participation and assignments 10%

Final exam 60%

  1. Textbook(s):

Refining composition  skills (Rhetoric and grammar) by Smalley,Ruetten, and Kozyrev (2001).

  1. Further References:

Supplementary booklet prepared by the instructor from various sources.

 

 

 

 

  1. Syllabus:

Week

Topic

Page

1

Orientation week

 

2

Revision of writing paragraphs

p. 1-25

3

Essay structure. 

Introductions, and developing a thesis statement.

p.103-105

4

Brainstorming and planning essay structure.

Different introductions to an essay

1) Turnabout 2) Dramatic entrance 3)Relevant quotation 4)Funnel

p.108-113

5

Workshop on writing introductions and essays.

Supplementary booklet: Essay structure, examples and editing.

Start drafting first essay assignment.

 

6

Booklet: Writing well developed paragraphs: relating to the thesis statement, developing ideas, coherence, and transitions.

Assignment essays corrected and revised.

p.127-147

7

Writing conclusions to the essay: practice, techniques, and reading examples.

Avoiding grammatical mistakes, parallel structures, capitalization, punctuation and spelling.

 

8

Introduce example essay

Workshop on editing essays.

 

10

1st midterm

 

11

Introduce compare and contrast essay

p.153-173

12

Workshop-on contrast essays.

 

13

2nd Midterm

 

14

Read compare and contrast essays.

 

15

Revise all previous work

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