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English Composition I

English Composition I

Sophia's English Composition I course takes you through the stages of the writing process, from brainstorming and drafting through revision and proofreading. Students will strengthen their writing skills and become more engaged readers and stronger critical thinkers. Full Description

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to Wilmington University
  • 3 semester credits at Wilmington University
  • Wilmington University Equivalency: ENG 121: English Composition 1
  • Category: English and Communication

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Sophia's English Composition I course takes you through the stages of the writing process, from brainstorming and drafting through revision and proofreading. Students will strengthen their writing skills and become stronger critical thinkers.

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 13 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes), 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), and 4 Touchstone assessments (these are like written assignments) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course you'll be able to:

  • Understand the basic elements and goals of English composition
  • Write effective sentences and paragraphs
  • Employ proper grammar, punctuation, and mechanics usage
  • Articulate the stages of the writing process
  • Apply writing and revising techniques to narrative, comparison/contrast, informative, and argumentative essays

Reviews

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43 Student Reviews
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by Amanda K. on August 14, 2019
Very informational and fun class!
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by Elizabeth B. on August 13, 2019
The course too much longer than I thought it would. I almost took the entire 60 days to complete it. English writing and grammar are not my strong suit. that being says the course subject helped a lot but I ended up spending the majority of my time working on the essays. Lots of great information and it did help to refresh my writing skills.
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by Desirae M. on August 8, 2019
Great course, lots of information.
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by Cory S. on August 2, 2019
Great course
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by Anthony J. on July 26, 2019
The writing assignments were well thought out and the post assignment reflection questions helped me to understand how I applied my learning. Good job!
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by Ravi Y. on July 25, 2019
Very detailed guidance and notes.
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by Vincent W. on July 15, 2019
Good course.
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by Thomas N. on July 11, 2019
Great course!Thank you Sophia!!

FAQ

  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for tuition, such as financial aid or military benefits?
    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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