109年第2學期-0084 英文作文（一） 課程資訊
|Writing assignments||40||four essays, including first draft & revised draft|
|Attendance and participation||10|
In Composition I, students will learn to
(1)use different strategies for generating ideas, such as brainstorming, freewriting, and clustering,
(2)recognize and produce writing that has a controlling idea introduced in the thesis statement and supported by paragraphs that contain a topic sentence and supporting details
(3)write narrative paragraphs that are organized in chronological order,
(4)write descriptive paragraphs that are organized in spatial order,
(5)write expository paragraphs that are organized in the order of importance/familiarity/time,
(6)use transitions to support coherence
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.
Smalley, Regina L, Mary K. Ruetten, and Joann Rishel Kozyrev. Refining Composition Skills. 6th ed.
Boston: National Geographic Learning, 2012. (Avoid illegal photocopying of copyrighted materials.)