This is an introductory course in grammar and composition that benefits students who aspire university education and/or publishing. It may also interest anyone who desires to improve his/her language proficiency or planning to return to school after a long break. The course will help participants develop basic academic/university style communication and composition. Topics include grammar, parts of speech, sentence and paragraph structure, constitution of academic paper, and gathering information to write and publish.
Section I: Back to Basics
Grammar, Parts of Speech
Using Verb Forms, Tense, Agreement and Idioms
Using Phrases and Clauses
Section II: Writing the Paper
Your Audience, Purpose and Expected Outcome
Types of Essays
Types of Research Papers
Section III: Writing Publishable Materials
Constructing Good Thesis Statement or Research Question
Constituents of Research Papers
Getting Published – Newspapers, Magazines, Books and Journals
Graduate students, professionals, and exceptional upper level undergraduates
The course will take lecture format interspersed with group discussions, learning exercises, and discovery learning.
As an introductory course, this course is designed for anyone interested in writing and publishing. More so, it will attract individuals who desire university education.
Next course event — forthcoming
Time: 10:00 – 18:00
Tuition: 19 – 20.4.2018
Attendance: 2 Full Days