READING to WRITING
- Type: Self-Study, teacher assistant
- Class Time: M•W•F
- Commitment: 3 to 5 weeks
- Level: B2 Intermediate
- Instructor: Richard P Carrigan, MSE
College Writing 301 covers the steps in writing an academic essay. You will learn and master essay writing, summarizing, academic reading, in-text citations, and cohesion and coherence. You will draft, revise, and complete an academic essay on either the causes or effects of poverty.
Who’s the course for?
Our course is designed for intermediate to high-intermediate, non-native speakers of English, who plan to attend a university in the United States and need to master academic reading, writing, and listening skills.
What’s inside the course?
College Writing 301 includes 20+ video presentations, authentic reading passages, downloadable handouts, interactive quizzes, writing assignments, and teacher feedback.
We teach everything you need to know to write academic essays.
What skills will you learn?
- Reading – identifying main ideas and supporting details
- Vocabulary – cause and effect collocation, word families, and definitions
- Listening – explanations and classroom instruction
- Writing – summarizing, in-text citations, and essay organization
- Grammar – passive voice and gerunds and infinitives
- Critical Thinking – drawing conclusions from articles and multimedia presentations
Learning Outcome – Express your opinions about the negative and positive effects of poverty on society
Course Schedule Winter 2021