Advanced Writing ( 英語テクスト構成研究上級)
Students will gain experience in, and develop necessary skills and strategies for writing in English for academic purposes (EAP). This course will focus on written and oral communication in typical modes of discourse encountered in academic English environments.
Goal: Write a well-organized and thoughtful 5-paragraph essay
Outline due May 22; First Draft due May 24th; Final Draft due May 29th)
Write a Pro / Con essay using my essay from last week as a model (four paragraphs, roughly same length as mine). You may write about any debatable issue you are interested in. (Not abortion, however.) Continue reading
The Pro / Con essay is another common form of academic writing. It examines an idea (proposal, suggestion) from both sides fairly and honestly. The writer’s opinion is only shown in the conclusion of the paper. Continue reading