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College English Comp.




3 Months

About the Course

College English Composition

Total Credit hours : 5

3 Months Program

Weekly Class 1 per week

Textbooks included

A course in College English Composition is typically designed to help students develop advanced writing skills and effectively communicate in written form. These courses are commonly offered at colleges and universities and are often required as part of general education requirements. Here's what you can generally expect from a College English Composition course:

1. Writing Fundamentals:

  • Grammar and Mechanics: Review and practice of grammar rules, punctuation, and sentence structure.

  • Vocabulary Development: Expanding your vocabulary and understanding of word usage.

2. Writing Process:

  • Brainstorming and Pre-writing: Techniques for generating ideas and organizing thoughts before writing.

  • Thesis Development: Learning to formulate clear and concise thesis statements.

  • Drafting and Revising: Strategies for creating well-structured and coherent drafts and revising them for clarity and effectiveness.

3. Essay Types:

  • Argumentative Essays: Crafting persuasive arguments and supporting them with evidence and analysis.

  • Expository Essays: Explaining and analyzing topics, concepts, or processes.

  • Narrative Essays: Telling personal stories or recounting experiences.

  • Research Papers: Conducting research, citing sources, and writing research-based papers.

4. Critical Thinking:

  • Critical Reading: Analyzing and evaluating texts, articles, and essays.

  • Analysis and Interpretation: Developing the ability to critically examine and interpret information.

5. Rhetorical Strategies:

  • Audience Awareness: Understanding the needs and expectations of different audiences.

  • Effective Persuasion: Learning persuasive techniques and rhetorical devices.

6. Revision and Editing:

  • Proofreading and Editing: Techniques for identifying and correcting errors in writing.

7. Document Formatting and Citations:

  • MLA, APA, or Chicago Style: Depending on the course and institution, students may learn to format essays and cite sources according to specific style guidelines.

8. Academic Research Skills:

  • Library and Online Research: Learning to find and evaluate sources for research papers.

  • Citation and Plagiarism: Properly citing sources and avoiding plagiarism.

9. Portfolio Development:

  • Some courses may require students to compile a portfolio of their best writing projects from the course.

10. In-Class Workshops and Peer Review:

  • Collaborative activities where students provide feedback on each other's writing.

11. Assessments:

  • Graded assignments, essays, and exams that evaluate your writing skills and comprehension of course material.

12. Final Project:

  • Often, a culminating project or essay that demonstrates your proficiency in college-level writing.

Successful completion of a College English Composition course is essential for academic success in many fields and is valuable for improving communication skills in both professional and personal contexts.

Ch 1. Conventions in Writing - Grammar: Help and Review

Ch 2. Conventions in Writing - Usage: Help and Review

Ch 3. Writing Mechanics Help

Ch 4. How to Revise an Essay: Help and Review

Ch 5. Using Source Materials: Help and Review

Ch 6. Types of Writing Sources & Citations

Ch 7. Parts of an Essay: Help and Review

Ch 8. Essay Writing: Help and Review

Ch 9. Reading and Understanding Essays: Help and Review

Ch 10. Composition Best Practices - Theory and Application: Help and Review

Ch 11. The Writing Process: Revision and Skill Development

Ch 12. Teaching Writing

Ch 13. Technical Writing & Informational Texts

Ch 14. Teaching Materials & Resources

Ch 15. Prose Nonfiction

Ch 16. Prose Fiction

Ch 17. Nonfiction and Informational Text Skills Practice

Ch 18. Teaching Literature

Ch 19. Reading Basics

Ch 20. Analyzing Reading

Ch 21. Analyzing & Interpreting a Passage

Ch 22. Analyzing Key Ideas of Nonfiction & Informational Text

Ch 23. Teaching Reading

Ch 24. Speaking Skills

Ch 25. Reading for Key Ideas & Details

Ch 26. Text Structure & Reading Skills

Ch 27. Using & Evaluating Sources for Writing

Ch 28. Reading & Thinking Critically

Ch 29. Conventions of Written English

Ch 30. Vocabulary Acquisition & Use

Ch 31. Argument & Rhetorical Strategies

Ch 32. Types of Essays

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