Welcome to College Writing Made Simple 3
Intermediate Writing Course
College Writing Made Simple 3 is a three week, teacher-assisted, self-study course designed to build a foundation for university level coursework.
In this course, you will learn the process of writing a cause and effect essay. You will study strategies for learning vocabulary, understanding authentic reading passages, summarizing, and making outlines. When you have finished this course, you will be prepared to plan, write, and revise a college level essay.
This course is for intermediate, non-native speakers of English who plan to attend a university in the United States and need to master academic reading and writing skills. (Excellent course for TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, and GED preparation).
Lessons include video presentations, authentic reading passages, downloadable handouts, and interactive quizzes.
Scope of Course
• Scan article
• Authentic reading passages
• Read for main ideas
• Read for details
• Writing Summaries
• Understand organization of cause and effect essay
• Make an outline
• Write a five-paragraph cause and effect essay
• Revise, edit, rewrite
• Strategies for new vocabulary
• Words from Academic Word List
• Definitions and Word families
• Gerunds and Infinitives