Reading and Composition:  the Research Paper

English 1 is a 3-unit course in rhetoric which emphasizes clear, effective written communication and production of a research paper supported by critical reading, effective note-taking, appropriate use of paraphrase, quotation, summary, and synthesis of reliable source material.  Papers require incorporation of information from a variety of sources and follow MLA style.  It is recommended that students have keyboarding skills.  There are sections of Eng 1 designated for international students; check the class schedule for these. 

Prerequisites:  Passing grade in Eng/ESL 21B, Eng 22, or ESL 25 or ESL Assessment Group A.  (3 unit UC/CSU transferable course)

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