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CESL 640 Fundamentals of Academic Writing for Graduate Students (3 credits)

Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education


CESL : Focus is on structuring an academic essay and expressing complex ideas. Multiple drafts. Independent learning strategies for academic reading, critical thinking, vocabulary building, and self-editing. Review of writing mechanics.

Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

Instructors: Carolyn Samuel (Fall) Carolyn Samuel (Winter)

  • Formerly ESLN 640.
  • Prerequisite: Placement test.
  • Restrictions: Open only to graduate students in degree programs for whom English is a second language. Not open to students who have taken ESLN 590 or ESLN 640 or ESLN 690 except with permission of the instructor.
  • This course cannot be counted towards course requirements of any graduate program.