107年第2學期-0120 英文作文（一） 課程資訊
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Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
(1) Write polished and organized expository essays in an academic way.
(2) Recognize and produce writing for basic academic genres that include a thesis statement, an organization pattern (such as example, comparison-contrast, and cause-effect), and logical support.
(3) Use appropriate language suitable for the type of writing they are doing.
(4) Understand writing is a process that includes prewriting, drafting, and revision.
CompOral 1 is a required first-year writing and speaking course. The composition component, which introduces students to the writing process and to the conventions of written English, teaches students to write grammatically accurate sentences, well-formed paragraphs with clear topic sentences and supporting details, and coherent short essays. The oral component helps students improve their ability to communicate in accurate, fluent English. Written assignments may include journals, paragraphs, and short essays while oral assignments may include pronunciation exercises, role－play activities, panel discussions, group discussions, impromptu presentations, and planned speeches.
Office HourTuesdays 8:10-10:10 and by appointment; LAN 101-13
Smalley, Regina L, Mary K. Ruetten, and Joann Rishel Kozyrev. Refining Composition Skills. 6th ed. Boston: National Geographic Learning, 2012.
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