CESL 641 Fundamentals of Academic Writing in English (1 credit)

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Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

Overview

CESL : Key strategies for graduate students across disciplines whose first language is not English: reading scholarly texts for structure; learning to apply these structures in writing assignments; developing vocabulary building strategies; identifying and practicing nuances of scholarly English syntax. Self-editing techniques; review of English grammar and mechanics. Audio feedback and multiple drafts.

Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

Instructors: Richard Cooper, Yvonne Hung, Renee Lallier (Fall) Renee Lallier, Yvonne Hung, Richard Cooper (Winter) Sarah Wolfson, Yvonne Hung (Summer)

  • Intended for graduate students whose first language is not English.

  • Grading in course is pass/fail.

  • **Due to the condensed nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is before 11:59pm of the 2nd class meeting, withdraw with financial penalty is before 11:59pm of the 4th class meeting.