COM 001: Fundamentals of Writing

Course Description

This course develops the skills of reading and writing and teaches grammar competencies needed to write complex English sentences. Students will learn how to write and support topic sentences and build coherent and unified paragraphs. 

Course Objectives

At the end of the term, students will be able to:

  • write coherent, unified, and well-developed paragraphs.
  • have a basic understanding of sentence structure and syntax.
  • demonstrate correct use of basic English vocabulary and word choice, with some expressiveness and precision.
  • be capable of writing most sentences free of serious errors.
  • have overall competence with tenses.
  • be able  to analyze and write basic paragraph components including topic sentence, support, and conclusion.