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Intermediate Composition (205-0-20)


Charles S Yarnoff
555 Clark St., 243
Office Hours: By appointment

Meeting Info

Kresge Centennial Hall 2-335: Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00AM - 10:50AM

Overview of class

The goal of this course is to develop your ability to write clearly, persuasively, and interestingly for a variety of audiences. Students will learn techniques for writing effective informative, reflective, persuasive, and research essays. These techniques include the effective use of specific details; methods of organizing ideas clearly; strategies for editing sentences for clarity and conciseness; and ways to give your writing a distinctive voice. Students will submit drafts and revisions of essays.

Class Materials (Suggested)

Recommended textbook: Business Communication, Polishing Your Professional Presence by Barbara Shwom and Lisa Gueldenzoph Snyder, ISBN-13: 978-0-13-474085-0, 4th Edition