L4 Reading/Writing

  • language: English
  • duration: 4 weeks
  • start date: 2:00 PM Sep. 09 2019
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

12 courses

44 students


Kassia Koshbaeva

Intensive English program on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus

TLC-Weatherford is an auxiliary site to TLC-Edmond located on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU).


  • Special Program for F2 students 
  • University Bridge Program for F1 students
  • Intensive English Program 


The center holds conversation classes bi-weekly with native speakers and holiday celebrations along with cultural lessons and activities. The community offers reading activities at the public library, performances at the local music hall that are free to students, and shopping districts.

Weatherford, Oklahoma

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU)

  • Approximately 5,100 students enroll each fall on the SWOSU campus.
  • SWOSU offers over 100 different majors and 1,000 different classes. 
  • Our proud tradition includes strong academic programs and quality faculty.
  • SWOSU has 14 nationally accredited academic programs—the most among Oklahoma’s regional universities. 
  • For more info, visit


Southwestern Oklahoma State University

301 E. Davis Avenue

Weatherford, OK 73096

Tel: (580) 774-7125

Fax: (405) 341-1165

Academic Coordinator:

Ms. Kassia Koshbaeva


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