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This class is an intermediate writing-intensive course that will help students learn about the nature of the academic essay in American university settings; it is intended for students whose language of nurture is not English. Students receive intensive instruction in vocabulary and grammatical conventions appropriate for writing in a variety of disciplines as they engage in expository essay writing. In addition, students study the conventions of a thesis-driven argument and appropriate use of evidence to support their assertions.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): A Score >= 500 on the paper TOEFL, 61 on the Internet TOEFL, 6.0 on the IELTS, 44 on the PTE (Pearson Test of English), or a placement of ENGL 1090 by Dept of English diagnostic examination (called the English Placement and Proficiency Exam or EPPE).

College of Information Science & Technology

...better. Unacceptable Credits Courses such as ENGL 1090 , ENGL 1100 , MATH 1010 , MATH 1210 , and...