Welcome to EGL212-01

Instructor: Jeff Lebow Office: D571 Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-5pm,
Website >>> writingbridges.com

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.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Week#9 & 10

To Discuss
- Midterms: Answers, scores,  thoughts
- Practice: see midterm page, EGO (English Grammar Online)
- Upcoming Assignments: Narrative Essay, Author's Choice
- Auto-translate Experiment

Narrative Essay
  • Things to remember as you plan your narrative essay
    - You are not just telling a story - what's the 'lesson learned' and/or moral of the story?
    - What's the hook?  How can you start in an interesting way?
    - What are the chronological details you will include in the story?|
    - Showing, not Telling
  • Before May 3 class:  Google Translate Experiment.  Post a narrative paragraph and auto-translations to  your Auto-Translate Experiment Doc:  EGL203-04   EGL 203-06
    Review Narrative Essay Materials (Packet pages 20-21, links above)
  • May 3 class: Prepare at least one Third Person Narrative Essay Topic. 
    We will outline it in class. 
  • May 7: No class :(
  • May 10:  Bring  a printout of the outline and first draft of your Narrative Essay.
    The essay should be 400~1,000,000 words. 
  • May 12: Finish making edits to the first draft of your narrative essay.

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