Reading and Writing 301

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Academic English 3 is designed to build a foundation for academic level coursework. This course is for intermediate, non-native speakers of English who plan to attend a university in the United States and need to master academic reading and writing skills. Lessons include short video presentations, authentic reading passages, downloadable handouts, and interactive quizzes.

What will you learn?

Reading • main ideas | Vocabulary • cause and effect collocation | Writing • writing a cause and effect essay | Grammar • gerunds and infinitives

Learning Outcomes • Express your opinions and ideas about the effects of poverty on society

In this course, you will learn the process of writing a cause and effect essay. You will study strategies for learning vocabulary, understanding authentic reading passages, summarizing, and making outlines. When you have finished this course, you will be prepared to planwrite, and revise an academic essay.

Academic Honesty

The Nelson Center encourages honesty in every phase of learning and values transparency in the use of information from other writers.

Students enrolled in the various courses are expected to always do their own work, and when using information from other writers to credit them by proper citation and references.

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Tentative Schedule for 2019/2020