Welcome to EGL212-01


Instructor: Jeff Lebow Office: D571 Email: bufslebow@gmail.com
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.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Past Tense Guide & Practice

Types of Past Tense

1. Simple Past

        I went to university in Philadelphia.   


2. Past Progressive (Past Continuous)  + Simple Past


       I was walking to the library when I saw her.   


3   Past Habitual


      I used to eat an entire large pizza by myself when I was a teenager.

4. Present Perfect
     I have been married for 19 years.
        
5.  Past Perfect
  I had known my wife for 6 months when we decided to get married.


Reference

Activities
From Englishpage.com
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Past Perfect vs. Past Continuous    623779
Past Perfect vs. Simple Past   910579
Prepositions of Time #1:    379571
Prepositions of Time #2:    317937



Past Experience Narrative Assignment

300~500 words


Describe 1-3 of the major events on your timeline.

Try to use a variety of past tense forms.
  • Set the scene (background information, context) 
  • What happened? (where when, how) 
  • Why was this important to you?


EGL115-08: Bring a printout of your first draft to class TOMORROW! (March 29)
You can see Jeff’s example here.

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Week#3 Task: (Due March 25)
Create a Google Doc in your Folder and title it ' Your Name, Student #, Timeline Sentences'. Write at least 10 sentences based on your 'Life Timeline'. Use a variety of tenses and include at least one sentence of each type below.

Jeff’s Example


Friday, March 1, 2019

EGL 115: Week #1 & #2


Week#1 Assignments

Due March 9 (11:59pm)


Join the EGL 115 Band for your class. EGL115-05       EGL115-08

➤ Get a Gmail Account: Install these apps: Google Drive, Docs, Translate.

➤ Post a selfie in the Band with your name (in 한글 ), Student #, Gmail Address and ‘Please call me…’

➤ Complete the Entrance Questionnaire

Writing Task#1:  
Type up 200-300 words about your 'Favorite Word'. Try to do so as a Google Doc in your EGL115 Writing Folder.  
Bring a printout of your writing to the first class of Week#2. Jeff's Example