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ESL 070W - Writing 3


Description:
Writing 3 is an intermediate level course designed to practice the academic writing commonly found in American colleges and universities. In this class, paragraphs are practiced with focus on content, form, and editing. The academic essay is introduced and students are expected to write simple, connected five paragraph essays on a range of topics.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

  1. Apply level appropriate writing skills to personal and academic writing.

(1) Apply level appropriate writing skills to personal and academic writing.

Write simple, connected five paragraph essays on a range of topics in field of interest, expresses rationale to support view point.

Summarize a film, book, or article.

Write 5 paragraph academic essays with a clear purpose, concrete sentences, basic use of transitions, and an understanding of cohesiveness.

Employment of all the elements of a strong essay, including introduction paragraphs featuring a “hook” and a clear thesis, supporting information developed in body paragraphs, and definitive closing statement.

Compose answers to essay questions

Proficiency with the writing process, peer review and editing

Midterm and Final Exams: Timed writing (SLO 1, 2, 3)

  1. Demonstrate level appropriate vocabulary usage in written communication.

(2) Demonstrate level appropriate vocabulary usage in written communication.

Vocabulary building based on the 1000-word list.

Write academic essays, summaries, and short answer essay questions (SLO 1, 2, 3)

  1. Demonstrate level appropriate grammar usage in written communication.

(3) Demonstrate level appropriate grammar usage in written communication.

Use frequently-used verb tenses (present perfect, present perfect progressive, past perfect, in addition to those mentioned in Level 1 and 2)

Able to read an academic text of 500-750 word and summarize it within a set time (SLO 1, 2, 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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