Level 6-7 Reading/Writing

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

Level 6 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for intermediate English learners. Topics covered include plagiarism, formatting and citation, and timed writing skills. Level 7 focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for high-intermediate English learners. Topics covered include timed writing, citation, and applications for asking and answering questions.

For the course syllabus, student forms, and policies, please refer to Student Resources on the TLC website.

Level 6

Course Objectives

  • 6.RW.1 Identify and employ methods used for avoiding plagiarism.
  • 6.RW.2 Produce compound sentences with various conjunctions in pieces of writing.
  • 6.RW.3 Produce proper citations and a Works Cited/ References page in MLA and/or APA style.
  • 6.RW.4 Produce a 4-5 paragraph timed writing.
  • 6.RW.5 Produce a 1‐2-page piece of academic writing using outside sources and proper citation. 

Integrated Objectives

  • 6.LS.1 Produce verbal summaries of video and audio samples used in class.
  • 6.LS.2 Identify supporting details in video and audio samples.
  • 6.LS.3 Deliver a planned presentation on class topics with visuals and at least one source.
  • 6.LS.4 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.
  • 6.G.1 Produce affirmative and negative statements and questions with past perfect and past perfect progressive verbs.
  • 6.G.2 Produce the passive voice in complete sentences with simple past, past progressive, simple present, and present progressive verbs.
  • 6.G.3 Identify gerunds and infinitives in sentences.
  • 6.G.4 Identify adjective clauses.

Level 7

Course Objectives

  • 7.RW.1 Identify and cite effective resources for use in academic or professional essays by evaluating bias, purpose, and author’s stance.
  • 7.RW.2 Respond to questions about academic material from sources.
  • 7.RW.3 Produce proper in‐text citation for summaries, paraphrases, and quotations.
  • 7.RW.4 Produce a 5-paragraph timed writing with details and examples.
  • 7.RW.5 Produce a 2-page piece of academic writing using 2+ outside sources and proper citation. 

Integrated Objectives

  • 7.G.1 Produce adjective clauses.
  • 7.G.2 Produce sentences with gerunds and infinitives.
  • 7.G.3 Identify noun clauses.
  • 7.G.4 Produce the passive voice in complete sentences with present perfect, past perfect, and modal verbs.
  • 7.G.5 Identify and produce participial adjectives.
  • 7.LS.1 Discuss information found in academic sources to determine important details, credibility, and author’s purpose in complete sentences.
  • 7.LS.2 Ask and respond to open-ended questions on academic topics using complete sentences.
  • 7.LS.3 Produce sentences with target phrasal verbs.
  • 7.LS.4 Perform a 4-5 minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.
  • 7.LS.5 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.


Students will receive regular homework assignments to reinforce skills learned in class. Students must complete homework on or before the date it is due. Homework is included in the final course grade.

Make-up Work

It is the student’s responsibility to arrange with each instructor to make up work he/she might have missed. It may be necessary for the student to receive tutoring for additional help from an instructor with make-up work. TLC’s Make-up Policy may be found in Student Resources at

Academic Integrity

Cheating and plagiarism are strictly prohibited. TLC’s Academic Integrity Policy may be found in Student Resources


TLC considers every class to be important for a student’s academic progress. TLC’s Attendance Policy may be found inStudent Resources at

Level Advancement

To pass a level, students must achieve a 2.0 GPA or greater and meet the requirements of the attendance policy. Failure to do so will result in the student repeating the level.


Learning modules

  • Week 1
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Paragraph

    • HW: Vocab Sentences and Page 72

    • Classwork: Synonym Sentences pg. 79-80

  • Week 2
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Citation Practice

    • Source Eval

    • Homework Week 2

    • Thesis

  • Week 3
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Thesis Review

    • Parallel Structure

    • Outline

    • L6 Unit Exam

    • L7 Unit Exam

    • Homework 3

  • Week 4
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Homework 4

    • Rough Draft

    • Peer Review

    • LFE Review

    • L7 LFE

    • Final Draft

    • In Class Timed Writing

    • L6 CFE

About the Instructor

28 courses

177 students


Christopher Jozwiak



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