DLUT International Summer/Winter Session

English Composition I

  • 课程中文名:大学英语写作1
  • Course Description
  • This is an intensive College Composition course. Beginning with a short paper based on personal experience and culminating in a longer expository writing, the course focuses on writing as a process including brainstorming, drafting, revising, peer-editing, and proofreading. The course teaches students to pay careful attention to all parts of their essays, i.e., introductions, thesis formulation, topic sentences, paragraph development, conclusions, as well as organization and research. Students learn the conventions of academic research writing and the skills of audience engagement and critical thinking. The course also gives attention to writing issues commonly encountered by native speakers of Chinese.

  • Textbook(s)
  • They Say, I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing;
    Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein. 3rd edition;
    A Pocket Style Manual;
    Hacker, Diana. 7th edition.

  • Instructor
  • Email: Marylynn Chambers | Mid-America Christian University