THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I
This is an English skills review course which covers critical reading and writing skills, using literature from Hamden Hall’s summer reading list. Students will read, discuss and analyze the literature with an accompanying writing component. Grammar and vocabulary will also be reviewed. Strongly recommended for students new to Hamden Hall.
Suitable for English language learners who have a basic understanding of English.
WRITING FUNDAMENTALS I
This course will provide intensive practice in critical writing skills needed for analytical and research papers. Constructing the 5 paragraph essay will be emphasized. Analyzing the question, brainstorming, outlining, writing and editing drafts, and close proofreading are all skills that will be taught. Appropriate footnoting, endnoting and bibliography techniques will also be reviewed. Suitable for English language learners who have a basic understanding of English.
Students will preview/review number facts, arithmetic operations, operating with whole numbers, decimals, fractions and percents, factoring integers, solving equations by replacement, and graphing the number line.