Academic Writing

This course is designed for those students who wish to develop their writing skills at a more advanced level. It is intended to give the students the practice they need to be able to write effectively in a formal, academic setting. We will focus on some basic research techniques and activities that provide students with strategies to formulate their thesis, to choose an appropriate organization to develop their thesis, and to introduce and conclude their essay in an interesting and appropriate manner. Writing assignments will include, among others, literary and film analysis, and other cultural research topics.

Required Text:
1.- Potowski, Kim. Conversaciones escritas: lectura y redacción en contexto (1st ed)Wiley, 2010. ISBN 978-0470633991

2.- Potowski, Kim. Conversaciones escritas Activities Manual /Workbook. (1st ed)
Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0470905920

3.- Blackwell, Frieda & Paul Larson. Guía Básica de la crítica literaria y el trabajo de investigación. Thomson Heinle, 2006.
Spanish (& Portuguese UG)
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:


Summer 2015 Language Schools

SPAN3409A-L15 Lecture (Chavez)

Summer 2014 Language Schools

SPAN3409A-L14 Lecture (Munoz)

Summer 2012

SPAN3409A-L12 Lecture (Good)

Summer 2011

SPAN3409A-L11 Lecture (Hernandez)

Summer 2010

SPAN3409A-L10 Lecture (Feldman)

Summer 2009

SPAN3409A-L09 Lecture (Reyes-Torres)

Summer 2008

SPAN3409A-L08 Lecture (Wolfenzon)

Summer 2007

SPAN3409A-L07 Lecture (Faundez-Reitsma)

Summer 2006

SPAN3409A-L06 Lecture (Murphy)

Summer 2005

SPAN3409A-L05 Lecture (Murphy)

Summer 2004

SPAN3409A-L04 Lecture (Stewart)