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Unformatted text preview: WEEK 1 WORKSHOP Writing Assignments at University Prepared by : Malini Ramsay-Brijball Adapted from: Becoming a writer at university (Lawson, Nelson & Reese 2004) Primary goal: to learn about writing expectations at university Secondary goals: To interact with other students To express ourselves in English To manage our time (1 hour) 1. Workshop 1 worksheet 2. Handout: directive verbs + writing strategies 3. Handout: poor writers vs. good writers General discussion about writing systems Sharing information about writing the orientation essay No personal pronouns e.g. I/we (be objective!) No contractions e.g. dont No informal language Advanced, academic vocabulary Complex sentence structure Effective thesis statement in an essay Clear topic sentence in each body paragraph References!!! To know what areas will be covered in the course To know what will be assessed To know how and when the assessments will take place so that I can manage my time effectively through the semester so that there are no surprises and that I am always prepared!!! so that I can explore a variety of ideas and a variety of ways to approach my writing because I am human and I cannot remember...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course ACCT 220 taught by Professor Mary during the Three '11 term at Queensland Tech.

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