English Writing for English Teachers

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    English Writing for English Teachers

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The goals of the course are as follows:
    1. Improving your English writing skills; expressing yourselves better in academic English.
    2. Learning the expectations, conventions (standards) and style of academic writing.

    This will include addressing common issues and problems that Korean writers of English have,
    such as essay structure, style, wording, and pragmatics issues. We will also learn about the
    writing process, as we take a process and genre based approach to writing. The skills and
    linguistic knowledge from this course will be helpful if you teach English writing in the future.

    Readings and materials:
    There is no textbook for this course, but a course packet and other materials will be provided
    via the course website (extra handouts will also be on the website).
    1. The Academic English Writing Manual [AEWM] (main course packet)
    2. Résumé Guide; CV Guide; SOP Guide
    3. Guide to Definite & Indefinite Articles (forthcoming)
    4. English Word Choice Issues

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations