EL 011W / E900, 36340 – Elementary Writing in College, Fall 2018

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EL 011W / E900, 36340 – Elementary Writing in College, Fall 2018
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Professor(s)
Department
English
Course Code
E900
Semester / Year
Fall 2018
Course Description

In this course we will focus on the basic grammatical structures of English and composing skills necessary for effective written communication in an academic context using tasks of low-intermediate difficulty. We will also focus on grammatical mechanisms and lexical choices, basic rhetorical strategies, editing, and other writing conventions. It is important that students are able to clearly develop an idea using fairly simple sentences. Students will learn the fundamentals of crafting sentences, paragraphs, and simple texts.