This course is about different aspects of academic writing in English. Here you will develop the skill of academic composition. There will be lessons on sentence construction, academic appropriateness of lexis and style, coherence and cohesion.
The course will discuss the structure of a paragraph and an essay, ways of presenting the main idea and supporting it with supplementary details. There will be classes on summarizing and paraphrasing, note taking and outlining. You should be able to compose your own paragraphs and essay based on the skills taught throughout the semester.
- Lecturer: Brian Poole