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English Language and Literacy

Communication Skills Textbook (PDF)

This textbook has been designed to support students who are studying Communication during the first semester of the first year. This textbook has been created by lecturers from the University of Malawi - Bunda College of Agriculture.

Module C1 ? Learning at university

This module highlights some of the key features of university reading and writing

Module C6 ? Reading strategies II

The focus of this module is on reading journal articles.

Module C5 ? Reading strategies

Many first year courses at university are based around textbooks specially written for students by academics. Lecturers often set a chapter a week as course reading. In this module we will look at using textbook chapters and suggest some strategies which m

Module C3 ? Working with concepts

"The activities in this module introduce users to a paragraph structure that is commonly used in academic writing. It also looks at how to acknowledge other writers’ ideas through the use of a standard referencing system. "

Module C2 ? Structure and style of academic writing

This module deals with academic writing style and paragraph structure, and with the use of concepts in academic writing

Essay Writing Skills/Activities

Contains a number of links where you can access essay writing skills and activities

Writing Assignment: R,sum, and Letter of Application

In this assignment, you will create a résumé and letter of application that are geared toward a particular job advertisement or career fair event. You will use actual education and work-related information about yourself to create useful and realistic docu

Writing Module Two (PowerPoint version)

This module presents techniques for achieving effective and elegant communication and becoming a better reader of one’s own work. Lessons introduce more vocabulary for talking about writing and review fundamental principles for editing for coherence and co

ENGL1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose, Spring 2007

This course is an online interpretation of English 1010 at Utah State University during Spring 2007. Assignments and rubrics have been slightly modified to reflect changes in assigned reading.