Content — including your syllabus and any homework information for the first week of classes — is coming soon! Check back in a day or two! Thanks!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to the Spring 2008 Semester!
I handed out the syllabus for this class earlier this week, but if you need to get a copy, you can download it in PDF format.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Get the Syllabus Here
This is the first update for this class: First of all, I’ve found a new textbook I want to use, but I need to find out whether the University bookstore can order it. If not, I’ll be asking you to order it yourselves online. The delivery time is approximately 10 business days, but it might […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Homework and Textbook News
Here are the handouts I will be distributing in class today, in PDF format: On Plagiarism (English version) On Plagiarism (Korean translation) This is a very important and serious subject, so if you have any related questions or uncertainties, either now or at any point later on, make sure to ask and we can talk […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Handouts from March 10th
Here’s the homework I assigned for March 17th: Complete another Free Writing exercise using free word-association, like we did with “bikini-beach-sun-energy-diet-vacation”, cross out the boring parts of your free writing, and fill out the back of the Free writing exercise sheet. If you need to download a new sheet, you can find it here. If […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Homework for March 17th
Hi there. I’ve only received one of the two essays for our Wednesday evening critique session, but that’s okay: we’ll probably only have time for one essay anyway, after I explain how we will conduct workshop critiques. But next time, Ji Hyun, you must submit your essay for discussion. It turns out I received both […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on UPDATED: Essay(s) to Read for Critique, Week 3
Next week, March 24th is a holiday (Easter Monday) so we will not be meeting for class. On March 26th, we will spend our classtime doing the following: Critiquing Sul Hee’s essay, which we didn’t get to last time. Make sure you have read it more than once, marked up the page with editorial marks, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A Reminder — For March 26th and Beyond
The class blog for this class has finally been installed. See the sidebar (under “Student Writing Sites”) for the links to register, login, and view the blog. Make sure you join the blog for the right class! I haven’t styled the pages, though I may get around to that later this week. But try register […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Classblog Installed!
Next Monday, March 31st, we’ll be discussing essay structure, and the planning/outlining process. Your homework before then involves the following: Submit a draft of your thesis statement by closing time in my mailbox at the English Language & Culture Department Office, which is in room 205 , ë‹¤ì†”ê´€. Download, print, and review this handout about […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Outlines and An Essay for You To Read
Here are the essays for critique for April 2nd: Essay #1 for April 2nd Essay #2 for April 2nd Make sure you’ve read both, make some markings and suggestions on the paper, and prepared your thoughts. As usual, you will have 90 seconds to speak. I’m not sure whether we’ll get to both essays on […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Essays for April 2nd