L4 Reading/Writing

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

This course focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for intermediate English learners. Topics covered include paraphrasing, written argument, and academic writing skills.

For the course syllabus, student forms, and policies, please refer to Student Resources on the TLC website.

Course Objectives:

• 4.RW.1 Determine appropriate synonyms and antonyms of target adjectives.

• 4.RW.2 Produce transition words (on the other hand, however, therefore, and in addition) using correct punctuation.

• 4.RW.3 Identify and produce basic thesis statements.

• 4.RW.4 Produce an essay outline.

• 4.RW.5 Produce a 3-4 paragraph descriptive essay

• 4.RW.6 Respond to written questions about short essays.

Learning modules

  • Week One
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Create Sentences with Transition Words

    • Write an Essay using Transition Words

    • Reading Comprehension

    • Transition words

  • Week Two
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Reading Comprehension "Stories of Nepal"

    • Essay Outline

    • Write Thesis Statement

    • Essay Outline (for essay on page 18)

    • Write timed descriptive Essay (Trip to the State Fair)

    • Respond to written questions about short essay (page 34-35)

  • Week Three
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Synonyms and Antonyms

    • Narrative Paragraph

    • Respond to questions about short essays

    • Give Background actions using Past Progressive

    • Reading Comprehension (Answer written questions about short essay) p. 81-82

    • Expressing your thoughts and feelings

  • Week Four
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Narrative Essay

    • Write Concluding Paragraph

    • Study Guide

    • Essay Outline + Answer questions

    • RW Final Exam

About the Instructor

26 courses

137 students


Kassia Koshbaeva

Intensive English program on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus


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