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Viewing: EFL 0060 : Integrated Skills for Academic English: Reading and Writing I

Last approved: Thu, 04 Jun 2015 08:32:12 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:11:30 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
EFL
0060
Integrated Skills for Academic English: Reading and Writing I
Reading and Writing I
Summer 2015
4
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Lecture
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Focus on the linked skills of reading and writing to help international students develop a base of academic skills that supports their entry into a program of study in U.S. higher education. Organized around cross-disciplinary materials, with structured exercises and examples to build students’ skills systematically.
By participating fully in all activities and assignments, students will be able to:
• Understand the culture of the U.S. university classroom; participate actively in academic activities in English
• Develop skills to understand the rhetorical context, content, and structure of academic readings
• Build awareness of key vocabulary on the Academic Word List
• Acquire a set of language structures appropriate for writing in academic contexts
• Complete short writing tasks using development patterns relevant to U.S. higher education
• Recognize the importance of academic integrity and apply basic principles of quoting, summarizing, paraphrasing, and citation
• Improve critical thinking and critical expression skills
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