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Linguistics 101-01Academic Skills for Non- Native English WritersFrench Hall 201Tuesday/ Thursday 4 pm – 5:15 pmInstructorSara Faitel[email protected]Office & Office HoursFrench Hall 330 K5:15- 5:45 T/TH or by appointmentRequired TextsWriting Clearly 3/e Janet Lane and Ellen LangeWe Need New Names NoViolet BulawayoRecommendedThe Little Seagull HandbookRichard Bullock, Michal Brody, Francine WeinbergThe primary objective of LIN101 is to help you develop fluency in English, confidence in your understanding of academic English, and an orientation to U.S. cultural and academic expectations. LIN101 lays a foundation for academic English reading and writing skills that are translatable to other disciplines, and will prepare you for LIN102 and ENG111. By the end of LIN101, you will better understand and apply:Structural elements of academic textsWrite well-formed sentences and paragraphsDemonstrate basic organizing elements such as topic sentences, thesis, transitionsIdentify the structural elements of a variety of academic texts with good comprehension Paraphrase and summarize sourcesDevelop and use academic vocabulary and syntax in formal writingControl your use of verb tense, verb form, sentence structure, modals, conditionalsImprove reading comprehension and appreciation of various types of textsYour writing processDevelop, improve, and reflect upon writing processes and strategiesUnderstand grammatical terms and rules and use them to self-edit Apply teacher feedback in revision

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Term
Winter
Professor
Mrs.KarinStulz
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