ELI 053 Advanced Writing and Grammar 7 cr.

In this advanced writing course, students will develop advanced level competence in writing various types of academic papers. Students will be provided with the necessary instruction to write 3-4 page academic essays in APA format that are well supported and correctly cite multiple sources, including visual elements. The course will also help students increase their grammatical accuracy which they will be expected to demonstrate through meaning in their own academic writing. In addition, students in this course will engage in the steps of the writing process. The course will prepare students for university level writing requirements such as exam essays by requiring timed writing activities on a bi-weekly basis to improve writing fluency. Students will collaborate with classmates to complete a variety of assignment types. Finally, students will improve their test-taking skills in order to successfully improve their scores on standardized language tests (i.e. TOEFL, IELTS)