Introduces students to principles of effective written communication and critical reading. Stresses invention, drafting, revising, editing, and self-assessment, along with effective critiquing and collaborating.The course will develop written communication and oral presentation skills that are needed in an academic environment. In addition, students will develop critical reading skills, grammar skills, and will expand vocabulary.

·Help students improve their writing which involves not only the accurate use of language but also the effective organization of information.

·Guide students how to select relevant data to support an argument.

·Help students to be aware of the readers' needs both when selecting content and guiding the reader through the written piece of writing.

·Develop proofreading skills.

·Develop presentation skills.