LNG 241 Academic Writing I  3(3-0-6)

Pre-requisite : LNG 103

This course is designed to teach paragraph writing and develop mature writing skills in the essay form through a variety of modes such as cause & effect, comparison & contrast, and making arguments, with emphasis on unity, balance, and coherence.  In order to produce good essays, students will learn writing processes i.e. pre-writing, drafting, reviewing and editing.  In addition, the course will enhance students’ ability to expand their vocabulary from reading so that they learn to apply and choose appropriate words when they write. Eventually, students will achieve the proficiency needed to present and support their own ideas while writing.  Assessment involves writing assignments and students’ development of writing process.