L5 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.

Learning modules

  • Week One
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Context Clues (language-one derived)

    • Paragraph (based on a previous accident)

    • Questioning regarding an Accident

    • Summarizing an Article

  • Week Two
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Group Discussion (regarding home towns)

    • One Body Paragraph

    • Ceremony Observation

    • How to Paragraph (Recipe)

    • Test, Types of Essays

  • Week Three
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Library Orientation

    • MLA Citation of Video Clip

    • Opposing Viewpoint, Presentation

    • Study Guide

    • Simile Example

    • Three Body Paragraphs, Typed

  • Week Four
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Healthy Hooks from Partners

    • Highlighting Introduction Parts

    • The Introduction

    • Final Essay

    • Final Exam

About the Instructor

52 courses

216 students


Joe Sorrell


Hello! My name is Joe Sorrell, and I would like to be part of your success with English. I have studied many tricky and sticky language concepts over the years and have developed strategies to help students overcome their language-learning anxieties. My graduate studies and experiences have helped me earn a deep and enduring appreciation for international students and the unique challenges language-learners sometimes experience. If I can be of service, please contact me and be sure to forward any difficult language situations that we can face . . . together!


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