SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentDept. of English Course Schedule for Minor Students
Course NameEnglish Composition I
InstructorLIN YI AN
Credit2.0
Course TypeRequired
PrerequisiteComposition﹕Exposition、English Composition I、English Composition (I)、English Composition I -1、Writing —International Graduate Students
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Tentative and subject to change:



 



Week 1 Review of Paragraph Structure (Ch. 1)



Week 2 Review of Unity and Coherence (Ch. 2)



Week 3 Using Outside Resources (Ch. 3)



Week 4 From Paragraph to Essay (Ch. 4)



Week 5 Process Essays (Ch. 5)



Week 6 Process Essays (Ch. 5)



First Essay Due



Week 7 Cause / Effect Essays (Ch. 6)



Week 8 Cause / Effect Essays (Ch. 6)



Week 9 Comparison / Contrast Essays (Ch. 7)



Second Essay Due



Week 10 Comparison / Contrast Essays (Ch. 7)



Week 11 Argumentative Essays (Ch. 8)



Week 12 Argumentative Essays (Ch. 8)



Third Essay Due



Week 13 Essays for Exams: TOEFL iBT Task 1



Week 14 Essays for Exams: TOEFL iBT Task 2



Week 15 Essays for Exams: GEPT



Week 16 Essays for Exams: TOEIC Writing



Week 17 Statement of Purpose and Resume



Week 18 Final Exam: Timed Essay


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

N/A


Requirement/Grading

Class performance and attendance (Zuvio) 20%  (no more than thrice of absence) 

Three Revised Essays 60% 

Exam 20%


Textbook & Reference

Textbook:

Alice Oshima, Ann Hogue & Lara Ravitch (2014). Longman Academic Writing Series 4:Essays 5/e. New York: Pearson Education



References:

Dorothy Zemach and Lisa Ghulldu (2011). Writing Essays:From Paragraph to Essay. Oxford: Macmillan Education.

Jason Davis and Rhonda Liss (2006). Effective Academic Writing 3:The Essay. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Peter Chin, Yusa Koizumi, Samuel Reid, Sean Wray, and Yoko Yamazaki (2012). Academic Writing Skills 2. New York: Cambridge University Press.



 


Urls about Course
http://irs.zuvio.com.tw
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