ENG 055 Course Description: Intensive Basic Composition

This course is intensive and highly tutorial, designed to prepare students for ENG 075: Fundamentals of Composition. This course will help develop basic composition skills. It focuses on sentence recognition, standard mechanics and usage, and coherent paragraph development through speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities. Learning activities introduce writing as a process with the following components: These portions of the writing process will be used in writing original paragraphs and other writings, such as journal entries. The types of paragraphs that will be covered during this course include: Paragraph development instruction will include coherence, illustration, unity, transitions, voice, point of view, and topic sentences.

Credits from this course do not apply toward graduation. This is a four credit course.

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