SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentFreshman Class A, Department of English Freshman Class B, Department of English
Course NameWriting and Reading (I)
Course TypeRequired
PrerequisiteAcademic Writing、American Language and Culture、English Reading & Discussion、Writing and Reading、Writing and Reading (I)
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant



Class work (10%)

Contributions to discussion and attendance (10%)

Writing Profile/Mini Research (30%)

Presentations (10%)

Examinations (20%)

Group Work (20%)




Textbook & Reference

Compulsory textbook: (Please buy from the campus bookstore.)

Skwire, Sarah H. and David Skywire. Writing with a Thesis: A Rhetoric and Reader. 11th ed. Australia, Canada, Mexico: Thompson Wadsworth, 2005. Print.

Other references: (No need to buy these)

Donald, Robert B., Betty R. Morrow, Lillian G. Wargetz, Kathleen Werner. Writing Clear Essays. 3rd ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1996. Print.

Conlin, Mary Lou. Pattern Plus. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008.

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 6th ed. New York: MLA, 2003.

Reid, Joy M. The Process of Composition. 3rd ed. New York: Longman-Pearson, 2000. Print.

Smalley, Regina L, Mary K. Ruetten, and Joann Rishel Kozyrev. Refining Composition Skills. 6th ed. Boston: Heinle Cengage Learning, 2012.

MLA Format and Style Guide:

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