This online writing course is geared toward advanced non-native speakers of English who have significant experience with the language. It will focus on helping participants understand and practice the types of writing needed for most professions, from more formal texts such as proposals and project reports to more informal but still essential communications such as letters and emails. Emphasis will be placed on vocabulary choice, sentence structure, and paragraph organization. Coursework will include collaborative vocabulary exercises, sentence-level problem sets, short- and long-passage editing, as well as longer-document homework assignments chosen by the student. Participants will receive instructor and peer feedback throughout the course.
Lecturer, English for Foreign Students, Stanford Language Center
Kenneth Romeo specializes in listening, vocabulary, and writing courses for foreign students from beginning to advanced levels. He received a PhD in education from Stanford, specializing in language instruction and second-language acquisition.
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