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Academic Grammar & Writing

This non-credit course is divided into two, four week parts:

  1. grammar for academic purposes and
  2. academic writing.

Part one provides a selective overview of the key areas of English grammar that you need to master in order to express yourself correctly and appropriately in academic writing.

In part two, you will practice paraphrasing skills, summary writing, and essay writing.

The course is not formally graded, but students will complete a diagnostic writing task in week one, a summary in week four, and an essay in week eight, all of which will be graded and used to provide personalized feedback.

This course is offered in collaboration with the Centre for English Language Learning, Teaching, Research (CELLTR).

NOTE: All Wednesday classes take place in Room 3008, Bennett Library.

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Upcoming Workshops

Title Location Dates
Academic Grammar & Writing : 2018-01-08 to 2018-03-07 Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rms 7200 & 3008 Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:20am