Writing Skills Review
This course is not active. Please contact Department Chair for more information.
- General principles of paragraph and essay development
- Required readings as a basis for writing assignments
- Peer-review workshops
- Grammar, pre-writing and revision exercises
- In-class and out-of-class writing
- Instructor feedback on students’ written work
A minimum of seven evaluations, including at least two paragraphs and two short essays.
At least 15% of the evaluated work for the course must be completed in class.
Successful students should be able to
- write clearly and correctly
- apply principles of unity, coherence, and emphasis in their writing
- develop a paragraph using a topic sentence and supporting evidence
- develop an essay using a thesis statement
- plan, evaluate, revise, edit and proofread their writing
- begin to incorporate readings or other source materials into their writing
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
Sample reading list:
Lipschutz et al, The Canadian Writer’s Workplace
- The minimum required score on the Douglas College English Assessment, written within the last four years, OR
- a final grade of "B" or higher in English 12, Literature 12 or English 12 First Peoples, OR
- proof of enrolment in a college-level writing or literature course, defined as a course that transfers to Douglas College as an English, Communications or Creative Writing course, OR
- a grade of C- in EASL 0460, or a minimum grade of C- in both EASL 0465 and 0475, OR
- a grade of C- or better in ENGU 0450 or ENGU 0455, OR
- a Language Proficiency Index (LPI) score of 5 on both Essay Level and English Usage and a score of 10 on the Reading Comprehension section, OR
- an IELTS score of 7 with a minimum score on all parts of 6.5 within the last two years, OR
- a TOEFL (internet-based) overall score of 92 with a minimum of 22 in each of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing within the last two years
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
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|Institution||Transfer Details for ENGL 1124|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|