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ESL Reading and Writing 7

This class for advanced English students focuses on reading and writing in English for both general and academic purposes. Through analyzing news articles, essays, and other works of both fiction and nonfiction, students learn to interpret a text and to understand why authors make their choices of content, language, and structure. They 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 English writing
  • The ability to summarize, compare, contrast, and discuss ideas from texts, lectures, discussions, films, visual materials, and other media in English
  • The ability to support a critical opinion in a multi-paragraph essay in English
  • The ability to understand and interpret academic and professional texts in English with increased accuracy

Ideal for

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

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  • Spring 2019

    • Section

    • Semester

      Spring 2019
    • Date

      Jan 28 - May 1
    • Day

      M, W
    • Time

      • In-Person
    • Format

      • In-Person
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Tarpey, Tara
    • 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.