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Welcome to ESL 403 (ESL 122 lab)

Fall 2014

Introduction to ESL 403

  1. Week 1 Orientation - Spring 2014(.ppt)
  2. Week 2 Orientation - Spring 2014(.ppt)
  3. 403 Self-Editing Worksheet - Spring 2014 (.pdf)

Documents to print for the class - samples

  • ESL403 - syllabus - Fall 2014 - sample, but check with your ESL 403 professor: (.pdf
  • Information about grading - N/NP and Letter grading (.pdf)

Instructors Checklist - Portfolio Grade Sheets - Spring 2014

   Instructor: Crook

   Instructor: McGaharn

   Instructor: Michelson

Workshop materials

1.  A poorly formatted paragraph to fix

2. Formatting Workshop Week 3 - (PowerPoint)

Paragraph assignments

Remember to brainstorm on another sheet of paper for at least 5 minutes.

Paragraph format and content:

EVERY paragraph (NOT essay) that you write in ESL 403 needs:

  • a title
  • a topic sentence with a controlling idea, underlined
  • coherence and logical order of ideas
  • well-developed supporting sentences with plenty of details and/or personal examples
  • unity (all sentences support the topic sentence)
  • transition words, underlined
  • a concluding sentence, underlined
  • around 200 words

EVERY paragraph needs to follow this format:

  • Title with important words capitalized
  • Double-spaced
  • Heading (with name, class, date AND paragraph number)
  • 1-inch margins all around
  • Size 12 font
  • One indented paragraph

EVERY paragraph packet needs:

  • Brainstorming (handwritten)
  • First draft (hand-written or typed; ESL Center stamped)
  • Final draft (typed)
  • Self-editing worksheet

Exercise Central assignments

Website: Excercise Central (you will need your Exercise Central login to access the exercises).

  •        Exercises are written on the white board