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Graduate Writing for Speakers of English as an Additional Language

In fall 2022, the Department of English will be offering English 122 (CRN 48434), which will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:00–3:50pm. There may be possible flexible or hybrid options to fit your schedule. This course will address many topics over the course of the semester.

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Building a Support Community with Other Graduate Students
Participants will network with fellow UT graduate students from other disciplines and backgrounds. They will learn with and from each other.
Receiving Expert Feedback on Current Writing Projects
Participants will receive compassionate, timely, and critical-minded one-on-one feedback from an expert on academic and research writing.
Learning Academic Genre and Discipline-Specific Writing Conventions
Participants will become familiar with reader expectations for research articles and other academic genres across disciplines and within their own.
Improving the Writing Process
Participants will learn effective ways to manage constraints on time, energy and motivation. They will learn the signs of writer’s block and how to overcome it.
Using Rhetorical Thinking to Make Smart Choices
Participants will recognize how to position themselves through writing and how to adapt to different audiences, purposes, and situations.
Developing Language Skills and Confidence
Participants will practice expressing their ideas clearly, concisely, and compellingly. They will learn editing techniques and tools.

For more information, contact Laurie Knox at