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Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, Claude de Seyssel. 1501-1600.

Language and Composition

The Language and Composition course helps students develop their writing skills by explaining and identifying the steps involved in the writing process. The course examines seven types of essays: personal and descriptive, compare and contrast, cause and effect, classification and definition, argumentation, persuasive, and literary analysis. Also addressed are different forms of business writing, as well as effective and ethical research techniques, utilizing Modern Language Association (MLA) or American Psychological Association (APA) styles. Throughout the course, students review important elements of grammar and spelling, the mechanics of editing, and the value and process of content revision. Students will write a minimum of 20 pages as a requirement for the course.

  • Affordable price — $65 per course enrollment — and students retain access to the content for life
  • Grammar and Style supplement for review of grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Detained treatment of planning and organization processes for writing
  • Strong focus on real-world writing applied to business
  • Applied ¬†journal writing assignments in every lesson
  • Original video presentations
  • Reading sections that provide core information and specific illustrations or applications
  • Formative assessments and assignments that reinforce knowledge application and acquisition
  • Summative assessments, with proctoring, mapped to learning objectives
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  • A resource toolbox for each lesson to promote ongoing learning and exploration
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Abridged Table of Contents

  1. Composition Basics: Paragraphs
  2. Composition Bascis: Prewriting
  3. Composition Basics: Drafting
  4. Composition Basics: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
  5. Personal and  Descriptive Essays
  6. Compare and Contrast Essays
  7. Cause and Effect Essays
  8. Classification and Definition Essays
  9. Literary Analysis Essays
  10. Argumentation
  11. Argumentative Essays
  12. Forms of Business Writing
  13. Professional Presentations for Information
  14. Professional Presentations for Persuasion
  15. Finding and Evaluating Sources for Research Papers
  16. Forms of Academic Dishonesty
  17. Writing Papers with Documentation
  18. In-Text Citations, Footnotes, and Endnotes
  19. APA & MLA Documentation Styles

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