ELI 033 Intermediate Writing and Grammar 7 cr.

In this intermediate writing course, students will develop competency in writing multi-paragraph academic essays. The course will help students increase their grammatical accuracy which they will be expected to demonstrate through meaning in their own writing. Students in this course will develop strategies for avoiding plagiarism including summarizing, paraphrasing and using basic APA formatting and citations in their writing.  In addition, students in this course will engage in the steps of the writing process, including drafting and revising. This course will prepare students for advanced level writing requirements such as exam essays, by requiring timed writing activities on a bi-weekly basis to improve writing fluency. Finally, students will collaborate with classmates to complete a variety of assignment types.