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By the end of this course students will be writing clearly structured, interesting English essays.
Understand and assimilate weekly writing devices learned in class.
Use these writing devices to write 2 clearly structured interesting English essays.
Hand-in a weekly diary on any topic using newly learned writing devices.
Students will gain confidence to write smoothly and at length.
1st Map of an English Essay.
2nd Structure of an English Essay.
3rd My Best Time.
4th Thesis Statement.
5th Expanding Vocabulary.
6th Grab Attention – Quotations.
7th Classification – Good and Bad Teachers.
8th Emails, Letters, Cards and Picture postcards
9th Narrative Writing Tell the Story of Someonefs Life.
10th Writing an Opinion – Can Anyone Be a Good Parent?
11th Adverbs and Adjectives – Add a Little Sugar and Spice.
12th Beginnings and Endings – What's in the News this Week?
13th To Use a Dictionary or not – Guess the Meaning of Nonsense Words.
14th Essay check – Verbs Agree, Ideas Link-up Smoothly, Interesting Content?
15th Final Essay.
Every week students must submit their weekly dairies on any topic of their liking. For lesson 6, students will write an essay on a given subject using all the devices learned in class. At lesson 9 students will hand in an essay of classification on their chosen subject. For lesson 14 your teacher will give you topic on which to write during class 15.
Each class will begin with ePoints on Writingf and you will learn a new structure or writing device to develop your own writing skills and style. You will also use the Points on Writing in your weekly diaries. You will practice grammar patterns enabling you to write smoother English essays.
mid-term essay (30%)Afinal essay (40%)
active class participation & weekly diaries (30%)
There is no text book. However, please bring a notebook to write weekly ePoints on
Writingf, loose leaf paper for your class writing and a plastic file to gather all your
papers together. You MUST bring this file to class every week.
Up-to-the-minute news items and relevant texts will be provided every week.
Develop your own style of writing and extend it into interesting and well thought out essays. As English is the language of our classroom, you will have an opportunity to speak the new vocabulary that you are reading and writing.
'Points on Writingf will be given in the first 15 minutes of each class so punctuality is essential.
The more you write, the better your write! Therefore, your weekly diaries will help you to build up your writing skills and help you to enlarge your vocabulary. You will be surprised at how much you can write at the end of the Semester.
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