Supplementary Authorization in Introductory English

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H Hybrid

Required (16 units)
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Advanced Composition for Educators - Part I

Advanced writing that integrates literature and vocabulary usage. Topics include stages of the writing process, prewriting, revising, editing, combining and expanding sentences, paragraph and multi-paragraph writing, the domains of writing, and a continuum of writing skills.


4 units

Advanced Composition for Educators, Part II

Advanced composition skills including multiple paragraph expository compositions that support use of analogies, paraphrases, quotations, opinions, comparison and contract, point of view, and transitions between paragraphs, passages and ideas.


4 units

Classic American Literature

Readings and discussion of classic works in American Literature including novels, short stories and poems. Authors to be studied include Franklin, Thoreau, Whitman, Dickenson, Irving, Hawthorne, Twain, James, London, Poe and O Henry.


4 units

English Composition and Sentence Structure

Principles of sentence structure and functions of English verb system will be addressed. Topics will include grammar with a focus on parts of speech and composition.


4 units

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