About the class

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English 110-111 – Fall 2017

11/11/2017 – English 109 is no more!

I’ve been seeing some terrific student sentences in class, so I’m re-starting the blog to begin posting.

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English 109 Fundamentals of Exposition

Spring 2014
English 109 DFD | CRN 256
Fundamentals of Exposition
Tuesday and Thursday
CLASS: 10:05 – 11:25
LAB: 11:40-12:30
BUILDING: Victory Hall (map)
ROOM: 102
Mercy College | Dobbs Ferry Campus
SYLLABUS | SPRING 2014 | 2/3/2014
January 23 – May 8, 2014

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Instructor:
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Catherine Johnson, Ph.D.
cijohn @ verizon.net
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Textbooks:
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Tales of Wonder from Many Lands: A Reader for Composition. 4th ed. Edited by Howard Canaan and Joel N. Feimer. Deer Park, NY: Linus Publications, 2009.
ISBN: 1-60797-068-6

College Writing Skills with Readings by John Langan. 8th ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2010.
ISBN numbers from inside my copy:
ISBN: 978-0-07-337166-5 (instructor’s edition:  978-0-07-734888-5)
MHID: 0-07-337166-1  (instructor’s edition: 0-07-734888-5)

You can buy the print edition of College Writing Skills OR you can purchase 3-month access to College Writing Skills online at McGraw Hill. If you buy the hard copy, an ACCESS CODE for the online text and assignments comes with the book.

NOTE: You must sign up for the online textbook in order to complete the online HW assignments.

Again, the online version of the textbook is here: http://connect.mcgraw-hill.com/class/c_johnson_6811
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Important Dates:
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CALENDAR | Spring 2014

  • Paper 1: Thurs, Feb 6 IN-CLASS
  • Paper 2: Thurs, Feb 25 | 3 APPOINTMENTS W/WRITING CENTER
  • Paper 3: Thurs, March 18 IN-CLASS
  • Paper 4: Thurs, April 3 IN-CLASS
  • Paper 5: Thurs, April 17 IN-CLASS
  • Practice Exit Exam: Tues, April 29 IN-CLASS
  • Exit Examination: Tues, May 6 IN-CLASS
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..IMPORTANT:
..The Exit Exam is make or break: if you fail the exam, you fail the course.
..The exit exam is graded by outside graders.

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Centers for Academic Excellence

  • One-on-one help with brainstorming, outlining, revising, and copy editing!
  • Make appointments by telephone (see table below), or:
  • Make appointments via the online appointment calendar (Dobbs Ferry calendar)
  • Please make either two or three 45-minute appointments per paper, spaced at least 24 hours apart.
Campus & online
appointment
calendar
Location Telephone
appointments
Dobbs Ferry Library Learning Commons – Main Hall 914-674-7402
Bronx Library Learning Commons – Third Floor 718-678-8906
Manhattan Library Learning Commons – Room 640 212-615-3349
Yorktown Heights Room 213A 914-455-2143
Online tutoring Online
(If appointments are booked, contact
switte@mercy.edu.)
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Class packets | Spring 2014

  1. 1/23/2014 Class packet including answers *
  2. 1/28/2014
  3. 1/30/2014
  4. 2/4/2014
  5. 2/6/2014
  6. 2/11/2014
  7. 2/13/2014
  8. 2/18/2014
  9. 2/20/2014
  10. 2/25/2014
  11. 2/27/2014
  12. 3/4/2014
  13. 3/6/2014
  14. 3/11/2014
  15. 3/13/2014
  16. 3/18/2014
  17. 3/20/2014
  18. 4/1/2014
  19. 4/3/2014 Class packet | Paper #4 in-class
  20. 4/8/2014
  21. 4/10/2014
  22. 4/15/2014
  23. 4/17/2014
  24. 4/22/2014
  25. 4/24/2014
  26. 4/29/2014
  27. 5/1/2014
  28. 5/6/2014

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Class packets | Fall 2013

  1. 9/5/2013 Class packet including answers &  Syllabus | Fall 2013 *
  2. 9/10/2013 Class packet including answers
  3. 9/12/2013 Class packet including answers
  4. 9/27/3024 Class packet including answers
  5. 9/19/2013 Class packet | Paper #1
  6. 9/24/2013 Class packet including answers
  7. 9/26/2013 Class packet including answers
  8. 10/1/2013 Class packet including answers
  9. 10/3/2013 Class packet | Paper #2
  10. 10/8/2013 Class packet including answers
  11. 10/10/2013 Class packet including answers
  12. 10/15/2013 Class packet including answers
  13. 10/17/2013 Class packet including answers
  14. 10/22/2013 Class packet including answers
  15. 10/24/2013 Class packet | Paper #3
  16. 10/29/2013 Class packet including answers
  17. 10/31/2013 Class packet including answers
  18. 11/5/2013 Class packet | Paper #4
  19. 11/7/2013 Class packet including answers
  20. 11/12/2013 Class packet including answers
  21. 11/14/2013 Class packet | Paper #5
  22. 11/19/2013 Class packet including answers
  23. 11/21/2013 Class packet including answers
  24. 11/26/2013 Class packet including answers
  25. 12/3/2013 Class packet | Practice Exit Exam
  26. 12/5/2013 Class packet including answers
  27. 12/10/2013 Exit Examination Snow Day

* Several packets contain additional material

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English 109 DFL | CRN 4735
Tuesday and Thursday
CLASS: 1:15 to 2:35
LAB: 2:50 to 3:40
BUILDING: Victory Hall (map)
ROOM: 210
September 4 – December 19, 2013

CALENDAR | Fall 2013

  • Paper 1: Thurs, Sept 19 IN-CLASS
  • Paper 2: Thurs, Oct 3 | 3 APPOINTMENTS W/WRITING CENTER
  • Paper 3: Thurs, Oct 17 IN-CLASS
  • Paper 4: Thurs, Oct 31 IN-CLASS
  • Paper 5: Thurs, Nov IN-CLASS
  • Practice Exit Exam: Tues, Dec 3 IN-CLASS
  • Exit Examination: Tues, Dec 10 IN-CLASS

NOTES for Catherine:

VOCABULARY STUDENTS NEED TO LEARN:

clause

coherence

cohesion

complement

dependent clause

compound

direct object

indirect object

object

preposition

subject

subordinate clause

predicate

English 109 DFE – Spring 2012

Fundamentals of Exposition

CRN: 6811

Mon & Wed

Class: 8:30-9:50

Lab: 10:05-10:55

Jan 25, 2012 – May 15, 2012

Victory Hall 101 English109 DobbsFerry Eng109 MercyCollege

Mercy College Dobbs Ferry

Instructor:

Catherine Johnson, Ph.D.

cijohn @ verizon.net

Fundamentals of Exposition DFE

Spring 2012

CRN: 6811

Tues & Thurs

Class: 1:15-9:50

Lab: 10:05-10:55

Jan 25, 2012 – May 15, 2012

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