Academic Writing in the US for International Students (FYS)|
This course is designed to prepare international students for U.S. academic writing including academic vocabulary, essay structure, and content expectations in all subjects. Students will focus on increasing their academic vocabulary, enhancing their analytical writing, and improving the cohesiveness and mechanics of their writing. They will also read and write essays in a variety of genres. The course is recommended for international students and students who immigrated to the U.S. after middle school.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Special Attributes: FYS|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Readings: Essays by Martin Luther King Jr., Salmon Rushdie, Abraham Lincoln, and Henry David Thoreau and other major writers available in:
Kelly, J. (Ed). (2016). THE SEAGULL READER: ESSAYS (3RD ED) ISBN: 978-0-39-328455-3
Meyers, A. (2014). LONGMAN ACADEMIC WRITING SERIES 5: ESSAYS TO RESEARCH PAPERS ISBN: 978-0-13-291274-7
|Examination and Assignments: |
Multiple short essays in a variety of genres. The course will make use of a workshop format to encourage academic exchange, critical analysis, and peer editing.
|Instructor(s): Hepford,Elizabeth Ann Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: 116MTV102; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: 4||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: 15|