99年第2學期-0089 英文作文（一） 課程資訊
|Attendance and Participation||10|
|The Comparison and Contrast Essay||15||500-700 words|
|The Cause-and-Effect Essay||20||600-800 words|
|Two Peer Critiques||10|
|Writing Review||10||250-400 words|
The objective of this course is to equip students with necessary writing skills required for college-level writing. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to write short essays that are well-organized, well-developed, and supported by well-chosen examples and details.
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.
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Refining Composition Skills: Rhetoric and Grammar, 5th edition, by Smalley, Reutten, & Kozyrev