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    A Few Big Assignments

    Always Do the Reading

    Great Intro to the Subject

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    Dec 14, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this English Course to any student who wants to become a better writer. The professor, Amanda Golden is phenomenal at getting her point across and getting every student in the classroom to learn. This course included​ learning about English grammar, how to write a research paper, and how to write strong argumentative essays.

    Course highlights:

    At the beginning of the semester, she made all of her students read the text, 'Understanding Rhetoric A Graphic Guide to Writing' by Jonathan Alexander. This reading taught me many skills to become a better writer. This graphic novel is very engaging and easy to understand. As well, in the class we read 'They Say, I Say' templates which assisted me in incorporating quotes into my essays, helped me form more logical conclusions instead of repeating the introduction, and helped with the fluidity of my essays.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    One tip I would give students considering taking this course is to read all of the text she assigns for homework. More often than not student read SparkNotes on the novels assigned in class. This is a shame because the novels that we read in class are quite mind blowing and truly put your critical thinking skills to the test. I would highly recommend taking this class very seriously and do your best to stay focus. The professor provides the opportunity to learn amazing aspects of English and my advice is not to pass up that opportunity.

    • Fall 2016
    • Amanda Golden
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    • Great Intro to the Subject Always Do the Reading A Few Big Assignments

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