Our 语言 而且 文学 courses help students grow as confident 而且 capable readers, 作家, 演讲者, 思想家, 讨论领导人, 和合作者. By engaging with diverse texts 而且 写作 而且 说话 for a variety of purposes 而且 audiences, 学生们开始把语言看作是表达思想的工具, 创造力, 分析, 和反射.
Students focus on interpreting literature, including Greek myths, poetry, short stories, the play 奇迹创造者, 而且 selected excerpts from the works of authors known for their descriptive prowess, 包括约翰·斯坦贝克和罗尔德·达尔. 另外, 学生学习写作技巧, 重点是扎实的段落结构, 掌握容易混淆的单词, 理解撇号的用法, 建立强大的校对技能. 听, 说话, 做笔记, 组织技能, 而且 exp而且ing students’ written 而且 spoken vocabulary are also integral to this course. 除了课堂讨论和写作提示, students engage in novel projects that allow them to choose from selections of literature based on common themes.