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English Composition 1

R. Rambo, Instructor
Illinois Valley Community College

Office: A-313
Phone: 815-224-0338
E-mail: Randy_Rambo@ivcc.edu
 
Office Hours: Spring 2015
Monday and Friday: 11:00 am-12:45 pm / Wednesday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm, 2:00-2:30 pm
(and by appointment)

Student Studying with Her Laptop
Student Reading a Book
Home Page and Assignments

ENG 1001-03

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00-10:50 am | Room A-212 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Monday, March 30: Discussion of Essay 4. Come to class with a possible topic for Essay 4.

Wednesday, April 1: Continued discussion of Essay 4. In-class work on Essay 4.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 3: Review (3/25)

Quiz 2 (3/2)

Exercise 2: Quotations (2/27)

Quiz 1 (2/11)

Exercise 1: Commas (2/9)

ENG 1001-10

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:00-1:50 pm | Room E-214 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Monday, March 30: Discussion of Essay 4. Come to class with a possible topic for Essay 4.

Wednesday, April 1: Continued discussion of Essay 4. In-class work on Essay 4.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 3: Review (3/25)

Quiz 2 (3/2)

Exercise 2: Quotations (2/27)

Quiz 1 (2/11)

Exercise 1: Commas (2/9)

ENG 1001-300

Tuesday: 6:00-8:40 pm | Room B-213 | Syllabus | Blackboard

Schedule and Daily Assignments

Identifying Acceptable Paraphrases

Tuesday, March 31

  1. Draft of Essay 4 (at least 600 words) due for peer critique. Peer critiques of Essay 4 drafts. Please come to class with a digital copy and two printed copies of your Essay 4.
  2. Revision tips for Essay 4.
  3. Preparing the Works Cited page for Essay 4.

Quizzes and Exercises

Exercise 5: Using Sources (3/24)

Exercise 4: Review (3/3)

Exercise 3: Errors (2/24)

Quiz 2 (2/17)

Exercise 2: Quotations (2/3)

Quiz 1 (2/3)

Exercise 1: Commas (2/3)

Word Facts

The meanings of words sometimes change over time. What common four-letter word meaning "pleasant" used to mean, among other things, foolish, ignorant, simple, silly, absurd, senseless, lustful, showy, extravagant, elegant, scrupulous, fussy, strict, difficult to please, refined, cultured, respectable, virtuous, slothful, lazy, cowardly, fragile, tender, strange, rare, shy, reluctant, slender, unimportant, critical, doubtful, and full of risk?

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