Communicative Writing

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Throughout this course we will explore a variety of writing styles which will allow you to write clearly and effectively. This course is designed to help you be more proficient at the kind of writing you need to do at home, at school, and in the workplace. This class will teach you some helpful techniques for effective writing, improve your vocabulary and will give you practice in various types of written communication.

Class Topics and Activities:

  • Writing tips
  • Vocabulary lists
  • English idioms
  • How to tell an effective story
  • Technical writing
  • Resumes / Business Correspondence
  • Essay organization
  • Grammar and punctuation usage
  • Homophones, synonyms and antonyms
  • Weekly homework

Class work:

*Writing Submissions

Classroom Discussions

Writing /Grammar Lessons

One on one feedback from the teacher

Group writing

*Writing Submissions on Various Topics

  • Business Writing (Resumes, Cover Letters, E-mail)
  • Academic Writing (Responses to articles, journals, essays)

Evaluation:

  • Individual feedback throughout the class
  • Corrections and feedback on written assignments

Important Information:

  • Be on time for class! We begin at 2:00.
  • Cell phones must be turned off/silent during class (unless needed for dictionary).
  • No more than two absences are allowed. (two late days = 1 absence)
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