Rhetorical Editing (RCM 407.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
RCM 407 02 January 2017 Gerald Moffatt (primary instructor)
 
RCM 407 02 January 2016 Gerald Moffatt (primary instructor)

Description

Is an exploration of the structure of present-day English as spoken and written in contemporary Canada, with an emphasis on the idea of "standard" English in a professional context. Students will acquire the necessary technical vocabulary to discuss and critique issues of acceptable style and usage in their speech and writing, particularly with respect to word formation, sentence structure, and the often difficult relationship between sound and spelling. The course will provide students with an awareness of the linguistic options available to them in the practice of clear and effective communication.

Prerequisite(s)

RCM 300 or 6 credit units of RCM Non-EN alternatives

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