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ESL Reading and Writing 7 - S

This course for advanced English students focuses on reading and writing in English for both general and academic purposes. By analyzing news articles, essays, and other works of both fiction and nonfiction, students learn to interpret a text and to understand why authors choose their specific content, language, and structure. Students also study editing strategies while writing multiple drafts of essays in different genres.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Increased control of low-frequency and complex sentence structures, academic vocabulary, and American English rhetorical patterns
  • Improved clarity in writing in English
  • The ability to summarize, compare, contrast, and discuss ideas from texts, lectures, discussions, films, visual materials, and other media in English
  • The skills to support a critical opinion in a multi-paragraph essay
  • The ability to understand and interpret academic and professional texts with increased accuracy

Ideal for

  • Nonnative speakers of English
  • Students looking to advance their professional, academic, and personal goals

2 sections

  • Summer 2018
    • Section

    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jul 2 - Aug 8
    • Day

    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Location

      Woolworth Building
    Website registration is not available. Please call (212) 992-8331 or email ali@nyu.edu for more information on how to enroll.
    • Jul 2 – Jul 2
    • Monday
    • 2:00PM – 5:10PM
    • Woolworth Building
    • Jul 9 – Aug 8
    • Monday, Wednesday
    • 2:00PM – 5:10PM
    • Woolworth Building
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