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This group is a place to allow access to materials I and others have developed for academic writing in pre-freshman English EFL/ESL composition courses.

This group is relatively inactive, but you can scan through and use any of the resources, which are occasionally updated. You could also bring a class of students here to use resources and have an email list to discuss them. Just write an introductory message to me, and I'll make you a moderator.

This is not a grammar course. The focus is on composing--constructing paragraphs and essays that meet academic expectations in English-medium college and university settings.

If you are a student, we hope you enjoy learning and participating! Please start at Files/Constructing the Paragraph.html. Let us know your self-test scores and we will help you move to the next level.

If you are a teacher, please click on "Join This Group" (link above). If you wish to bring your students here to use the activities and participate in discussion, please send one of the moderators a message and we'll help you. You may also like to join our teachers' group at AcWriting_Teachers.

Co-Moderators are Dr. Elizabeth Hanson-Smith (Sacramento, CA), Aiden Yeh (Kaohsiung, Taiwan), Buthaina Al Othman (Kuwait), Barbara Dieu (Brazil), Glenys Hanson (France), Dafne González (Venezuela), Thomas Blair (Thailand), Gladys Baya (Argentina), Leticia Esteves (Venezuela).

Dr. Hanson-Smith's homepage: http://webpages.csus.edu/~hansonsm/

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  • 398
  • Education
  • Dec 31, 2003
  • English

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