Courses for Multilingual Students

ENGL 146: Tools, Not Rules: English Grammar for Writers This course provides an introduction to English grammar in context for academic writers. It focuses on the study of language in use, including parts of speech, sentence grammar, paragraph structure, and text cohesion. This course is specifically designed for multilingual students,...

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Writing Resource Center

The Writing Resource Center (WRC) provides individualized support for academic writers across the university. Our writing consultants provide hands-on instruction specifically tailored to individual writers’ goals. The WRC also offers in-house programming such as workshops and student and faculty writing groups, and our consultants conduct classroom visits and writing-oriented...

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Spoken English Language Partners

Spoken English Language Partners (SELP) Program offers services for students seeking to improve their spoken English skills, including: presentation skills, class participation practice, discussion leader or teaching concerns, fluency, conversation, and pronunciation. 30- or 60-minute individual tutoring appointments are available. Web: http://students.case.edu/education/resources/englishtutor/ Appointments: http://tutortrac.case.edu   Location: Educational Services for Students, Sears 470 Phone: 368-5230 Program...

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Introduction to Composition

English 148: Introduction to Composition (3 credits) is a course in essential writing skills, including grammar, usage, and the basics of academic writing. English 148 is offered every semester; it enrolls primarily non-native speakers of English. For CWRU students, this course may be taken as an elective; it forms part...

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Expository Writing

English 150: Expository Writing (3 credits) is a course in academic argumentation. Individual course themes vary, but all sections include practice with research and argumentation. Students compose at least 7,000 words (approximately 28-30 pages) in 4-5 individual assignments over the semester. At least one assignment will incorporate outside research.For...

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Writing Workshop for Researchers

English 186: Writing Workshop for Researchers (2 credits) is an individualized writing workshop/tutorial for Case Western Reserve University graduate students, faculty, and staff. Although it may be appropriate for native speakers of English, it is intended primarily for individuals who wish to improve their academic and professional US English skills. It...

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Writing Tutorial

English 180: Writing Tutorial (1 credit) is a one-on-one writing class designed to develop students’ expository writing skills through weekly scheduled conferences with a Writing Resource Center Instructor. All English 180 instructors have been trained in composition theory and pedagogy; many English 180 instructors have taught SAGES seminars as well....

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