||In this class, students will learn the basics of English academic style to prepare for writing their own theses. They will learn mainly through reading example texts and doing tasks that focus on specific aspects of academic writing. Focused papers, technique trials, reading homework, textbook homework, classroom activities, quizzes and test are all aimed at helping students become fluent users of academic writing style, vocabulary, and form.
||While writing using academic English style, students will introduce the research field that they are interested in. They will cite important research contributions from scholarly journal articles, book chapters, or books. Students will become familiar with using APA style and making reference lists.
|2||Paragraph Structure |
|3||Unity and Coherence |
|4||Using Outside Sources |
|5||From Paragraph to Essay |
|6||Cause / Effect Essays |
|7||Comparison / Contrast Essays |
|8||Argumentative Essays |
|9||Types of Sentences |
|10||Parallelism and Sentence Problems |
|11||Noun Clauses |
|12||Adverb Clauses |
|13||Adjective Clauses |
|14||Participles and Participial Phrases |
|15||Wrap up |
||Oshima, A., Hogue, A. (2020). Longman Academic Writing Series 4: Essays, 5th Edition. ISBN: 978-0-13-683863-0
||Students should focus on their own graduation theses, and connect this to the assignments in this class.
||Students should actively engage in revising, as well as in editing their peers' writing.
Final Paper: 50%
||Students should purchase the textbook before the first day of class. It will be available in 生協。