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College Writing Made Simple 4
Reading and Writing
Learn and practice the steps in writing a five-paragraph academic essay
About the Course
College Writing 4 is designed to further build a foundation for college level essay writing. 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.
Students at the completion of the C1 Proficient Level are able to read research articles, synthesis different author’s ideas, and write well-structured essays defending a position. They are able to write in a style appropriate to the readers.
They are also able to discuss current topics relevant to their major field of study, persuade others, and understand and discuss most lectures on relevant topics.
In this unit, you will learn to develop effective research questions, write a response, write an analysis paragraph, and understand writer biases.
In this unit, you will examine solutions to the plastic problem, learn to write summary-responses, and how to paraphrase.