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

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


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 2019, Winter 2020

Instructors: Sarah Leu (Fall) Sarah Leu (Winter)

  • 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 the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.