Degrees and Certifications:
Welcome to freshman English. The purpose of this course is to make you a better reader, writer, and speaker of the English language. You will read texts that demonstrate the range and flexibility of English, and you will write essays that demonstrate your ability to interpret these texts. There will be a good deal of grammar, which is an indispensable part of using English in your daily lives. By the end of the year, we will have encountered novels, plays, and short stories. You will be able to write and speak intelligently about all of them.