Writing
Fundamentals of Academic Writing
Thu. 2nd. Period Walt Wyman
Keywords:
Academic English, Grammar, Research, Vocabulary, Writing

 In this class you will build confidence in writing. By the end of the course, you will be able to write a logically structured essay in English. The class will particularly focus on the “3-part” essay format, which is the most basic type of academic writing in English. In addition to writing, you will do a lot of reading (examples of good English writing) and we will also have time for discussing your essays with your classmates.


  • Improve English writing ability
  • Clearly and logically express ideas in writing
  • Develop planning and time management skills


Participation: 30%
Writing Submissions: 45%
Final Project: 25%


1

Class overview, explanation of grading

2

Outlines/Citing Research Sources

3

The 3-Part Essay/Practice Essay

4

Writing Workshop

5

Introduction (Part 1)

6

Introduction 2 (Part 2)

7

Writing Workshop

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Body (Part 1)

9

Body (Part 2)

10

Writing Workshop

11

Conclusion (Part 1)

12

Conclusion (Part 2)

13

About the Final Project

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Final Project Due!

15

Check points (Optional)


  • The class schedule may change, depending on progress, unavoidable cancelations, etc.
  • On "Writing Workshop" days you will work on writing assignments in class. Please bring any materials you need (paper, pen, laptop, dictionary, etc.).