ENGL 219 : Essay Composition and Critical Reading The focus is on formal preparation for university level essay writing and the skills related to critical reading, interpretation, and argument.
Prerequisite: ELA 30-1 or English 095 This course is given in multiple sections by various instructors.
Writing exercises will focus on word play, developing evocative language, the need for technically accurate and credible dialogue, identifying and mastering various narrative shifts such as exposition, and understanding the necessity for tension, conflict, characterization, and plot.
Considerable time will be spent reading and studying peer work and existing examples of excellent writing.
Students in the third and fourth year of the University of Calgary Collaboratice BA Program are eligible to take 300-level English courses.
Before finalizing course selections, these students are advised to contact the staff in the Collaborative Degree Office to review program requirements (Room 2506I and J; Tel: 403.343.4045).
400 and 500 level courses are restricted to students registered in the University of Calgary Collaborative Bachelor of Arts Program.
FALL-TERM COURSES (3 CREDITS) This course is about the development of British children’s literature with emphasis on the immense popularity of the literature of the imagination that began with the books of Lewis Carroll and George Mac Donald.
300-level courses Prerequisites To take 300-level courses, a student must have completed at least 6 credits of junior English; at Red Deer College that normally means English 219 and 220.
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