Reading and Writing Skills 2

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Course Begins January 9, 2023

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Welcome to Reading and Writing 2!

This course will help you master academic writing skills. You will learn and practice the steps in writing basic, narrative, and problem-solution paragraphs.


Overview

  • Level: CEFR A2
  • Type: Teacher assisted, self-study
  • Textbook: Focus on Writing 2
  • Length: 5 weeks
  • Number of Students: 20
  • Instructor: Richard Carrigan, MSE

Description

This course will help you master academic writing skills. You will learn and practice the steps in writing basic, narrative, and problem-solution paragraphs. You will learn to express you ideas in well-formed sentences, as you increase your confidence in communicating in the English language.

Lessons include video presentations, reading passages, explanations, and interactive quizzes. Your teacher will guide you through the course and help you with assignments and quizzes.

Syllabus

Unit 1: Celebration

In Unit 1, you will learn and practice the steps in writing about a special event.

Lessons

1.1 Preview the Topic 1.2 Planning to Write 1.3 Writing a Basic Paragraph 1.4 Your First Draft 1. 5 Revising and Final

Unit 2: Turning Point

In Unit 2, you will learn and practice the steps in writing about a turning point in someone’s life.

Lessons

2.1 Preview the Topic 2.2 Planning to Write 2.3 Writing an Narrative Paragraph 2.4 Your First Draft 2.5 Revising and Final

Unit 3: Business Solutions

In Unit 3, you will learn and practice the steps in writing about a business problem and possible solutions.

Lessons

3.1 Preview the Topic 3.2 Planning to Write 3.3 Writing a Problem-Solution Paragraph 3.4 Your First Draft 3.5 Revising and Final

Unit 4: Alone or Together

In Unit 4, you will learn and practice the steps in writing about activities you do with people and activities you do alone.

Lessons

4.1 Preview the Topic 4.2 Planning to Write 4.3 Writing a Compare and Contrast Paragraph 4.4 Your First Draft 4.5 Revising and Final