AEW1 Academic Essay Writing

09:00 AM ~ 10:30 AM on Tuesdays & Thursdays

This learner-centered writing course prepares students for international English language tests (TOEFL or IELTS) and academic assignments. The students will investigate the reading and writing sections of the language test. During the course, they will develop the skills needed to meet those requirements. The students will also develop the skills required for preparing college-level essays and reports. Particular attention will be paid to the formal essay structure, standard citation systems such as APA or MLA based on student readiness and academic English use.

Academic Essay Writing Session Content

Please click on the Session date for the Summary & Homework

3rd Quarter:

Session 01: 09/29/2022 Orientation & Taking About Academic Writing

Session 02: 10/04/2022 IELTS Preparation Workshop

Session 03: 10/06/2022 IELTS Listening Practice Test

Session 04: 10/11/2022 IELTS Reading Practice Test

Session 05: 10/13/2022 IELTS Writing Practice Test

Session 06: 10/18/2022 IELTS Speaking Practice Test (sign-up) and Individual Research

Session 07: 10/20/2022 The APA Academic Essay -Gathering Basic Information and Causes of Your Research

Session 08: 10/25/2022 The APA Academic Essay -Gathering the Effects and Solutions of Your Research Issue

Session 09: 10/27/2022 The APA Academic Essay -More Note taking on the Solutions and/or Recommendations

Session 10: 11/01/2022 The APA Academic Essay -Synthesizing Your Research

Session 11: 11/03/2022 The APA Academic Essay -The Introduction

Session 12: 11/08/2022 The APA Academic Essay -The First Draft

Session 13: 11/10/2022 The APA Academic Essay -The Second Draft

Session 14: 11/15/2022 The APA Academic Essay -The Third Draft

Session 15: 11/17/2022 The Fourth & Final Draft / Write & Improve Assessments

4th Quarter:

Session_01: 12/01/2022 Orientation & Talking About Academic Writing

Session_02 12/06/2022 The MLA Academic Essay -Gathering Research

Session_03: 12/08/2022 The MLA Academic Essay -Research Questions

Session_04: 12/13/2022 The MLA Academic Essay -Refining Research

Session_05: 12/15/2022 The MLA Academic Essay – Summarizing Solutions and Conclusion

Session_06: 12/20/2022 The MLA Academic Essay -Synthesizing Research

Session_07: 12/22/2023 MLA Formatting -The 1st Draft and Introduction

Session_08: 01/10/2023 MLA Formatting -The 2nd Draft

Session_09: 01/12/2023 MLA Formatting -The 3rd Draft

Session_10: 01/17/2023 MLA Formatting -The 4th & Final Draft

Session_11: 01/19/2023 IELTS Preparation Workshop 1

Session_12: 01/24/2023 IELTS Preparation Workshop 2

Session_13: 01/26/2023 IELTS Listening Practice Test

Session_14: 01/31/2023 IELTS Reading Practice Test

Session_15: 02/02/2023 IELTS Writing Practice Test

Session_16: 02/07/2023 IELTS Speaking Practice Test & Reflections

Using Write & Improve to Practice Writing – with Rebecca

Learning Objectives (Teaching Aim and Purposes)

Through this course students will:

1. Develop a better understanding of the structure and requirements of the language proficiency test.

2. Create organized paragraphs in short essays based on experiences and research.

3. Develop reading and writing fluency through intensive and extensive reading.

4. Develop their academic writing skills through essays, reports, and research papers.

5. Produce a short research paper of 800-1,000 words within a guided environment.

6. Analyze and synthesize relevant information from college-level readings and lectures, take a position on an issue, and argue it persuasively.

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