COURSE DESCRIPTION

 
The purpose of this course is to improve the reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills of the student and prepare him/her for future coursework and life, in general.
The student will review and practice grammar and punctuation.
The student will develop vocabulary.
The student will practice different types of essay writing.
The student will read critically, informatively, and for pleasure.
The student will give informal book talks and make a formal research presentation.
The student will listen to teacher lectures and readings.
The student will listen to and critique films of short stories and novels.

CHAPTERS

 
Ch.1 – Introduction
Ch.2 – Parts of Speech
Ch.3 – Parts of Speech Review
Ch.4 – Construct Sentences
Ch.5 – Objects & Complements
Ch.6 – Parallel Structures
Ch.7 – Romeo & Juliet
Ch.8 – To Kill A Mockingbird
Ch.9 – Types of Essays
Ch.10 – Writing Strategies
Ch.11 – Essay Topic Assignment
Ch.12 – Comprehension
Ch.13 – Poetry
Ch.14 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream