21F.228 / 21F.227 Advanced Workshop in Writing for Social Sciences and Architecture (ELS)

As taught in: Spring 2007

Three sentences with grammatical corrections in red.

Three examples of correction symbols. In the first sentence, word order (WO) is wrong. The second sentence is an example of wrong punctuation (WP). Finally, the last sentence illustrates incorrect subject-verb (S-V) agreement. (Image courtesy of MIT OpenCourseWare, based on content by Patricia Brennecke.)


Undergraduate / Graduate


Patricia Brennecke

Course Features

Course Description

This workshop is designed to help you write clearly, accurately and effectively in both an academic and a professional environment. In class, we analyze various forms of writing and address problems common to advanced speakers of English. We will often read one another's work.