Monday, August 6, 2018

Welcome to EGL 203

EGL 203
Advanced Composition
Spring 2018
Busan University of Foreign Studies

: Jeff Lebow Office: D571  Email: 
Office Hours Mondays 5~7pm,  Tuesdays 4:30pm~6:30pm or by appointment  Course Website >>>

This is an advanced composition course that will focus on fine tuning writing skills acquired during prerequisite courses. Aspects of composition covered will include academic, creative, and letter writing.

Group Notes:  EGL203-04     EGL203-06  

Hangul Romanization Guide and Converter

EGL203 Packet:  Google Doc   PDF

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Midterms - Spring 2018

Assignment:  By April 21, finish revising your Opinion Essay.  Do you best to correct the errors that were commented on.

Written quiz Monday, April 23
- Writing tasks involving basic mechanics
- Sentence Error Correction focusing on
Individual Conferences
Aside from showing up or not, conferences will not affect your grades. It is just an opportunity to meet with Jeff one-on-one to..
  • get acquainted (or catch-up)
  • go over specific writing questions and/or course progress
    - Prepare specific questions about error corrections on your writing assignments
    - What are your biggest writing challenges and/or confusions?
  • discuss anything else you'd like.
Sign-up by 10 pm April 17
Times: Monday April 23, 2pm~5pm, 7pm~8pm Monday April 30, 2pm~5pm
 Conference Sign-up Form

Practice Activities

Parallel Structure
Exercise 1     Interactive Exercise

Exercise 2     Interactive Exercise

Subject Verb Agreement

Exercise 1 Interactive Exercise

Exercise 2   Interactive Exercise

Preposition Quizzes

Monday, April 9, 2018

Week#6 - Opinion Essay Edits & Word Order

Opinion Essay Checklist
- Is there an interesting hook? Any suggestions?
- Is there a clear, strong thesis statement?
- Are there are least three supporting arguments or reasons supporting the thesis statement?
- Does the essay address at least one counter argument?
- Would this essay help persuade you to agree with the author?

- Does the essay make a point directly or tell me that it’s going to make a point?  Is the fourth wall broken?

After checking your essay with classmates, please revise your Google Doc  Find at least one sentence that you're not sure how to fix or improve and post it in the 'Is it OK?' table of your class groups.  This can be related to grammar or opinion essay structure.
Group Notes:  EGL203-04     EGL203-06 

Word Order Guide

Adjective Word Order

Word Order Practice

Adjective Word Order   287530
Word Type Word Order   573409
Star Wars Word Order   418901

Coming Soon!  Explain To/For