Maggie Sokolik

 

 


 

Maggie Sokolik received her Ph.D. in applied linguistics from UCLA. She has taught writing and technical communication on the Berkeley campus since 1992. She is the author of over twenty ESL and composition textbooks, including Sound Ideas, co-authored with Michael Krasny. She has also written for and been featured in several educational video projects in Japan. She travels frequently to speak about grammar, writing, and instructor education, most recently in Tokyo, Japan, India, and Mexico.

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Aug 2nd 2017

Enhance your ability to read and write about great literature in preparation for the AP® English Literature & Composition exam. This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. Through an engaging collection of videos, authentic readings, and support material from a variety of sources, you will learn to appreciate literature from different genres. This course will focus on reading, interpreting and writing about fiction and gothic literature.

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Jul 27th 2017

An introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing.

Average: 6.3 (10 votes)
Oct 12th 2016

An introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing.

Average: 2.3 (4 votes)

Aug 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery classic, A Study in Scarlet.

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Jul 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about James Joyce’s short story collection, Dubliners. This course will examine James Joyce’s collection of fifteen short stories called simply Dubliners.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
Jun 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus.

Average: 1.8 (9 votes)

May 17th 2016

Improve your English grammar, vocabulary and writing skills through topics in journalism including free speech, sports, humor and broadcast writing. English for Journalists offers instruction in English language development for students who are studying journalism, or working journalists who want to improve their English proficiency. Students with a basic understanding and interest in journalism are encouraged to sign up.

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May 2nd 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Mark Twain’s classic novel, “Huckleberry Finn.” This course will explore in depth Mark Twain’s 1884 novel, Huckleberry Finn, which has an important place in American literature and history. This novel is among the first in major American literature to be written in dialect, characterized by regional Southern English. While this makes the writing difficult to understand at first, it also gives us a window into the language of the time.

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Apr 18th 2016

An introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing. College Writing 2.3x is the third part of the academic writing course. In this part, you will focus on writing in different disciplines, specifically writing for science and engineering, writing in the humanities, and in the social sciences.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
Apr 12th 2016

Improve your English grammar, vocabulary and writing skills through exciting topics in journalism and world news. English for Journalists offers instruction in English language development for students who are studying journalism, or working journalists who want to improve their English proficiency. Students with a basic understanding and interest in journalism are encouraged to sign up.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Apr 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Charles Dickens’ classic novella, “A Christmas Carol.” This course will explore in depth Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella, “A Christmas Carol,” which has an important place in English language literature. It has given us enduring characters, such as Scrooge and Tiny Tim, and common sayings, like “Bah! Humbug!”. Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, you will find that this book offers important themes, including generosity, poverty, and social injustice.

Average: 9 (2 votes)

Apr 1st 2016

Reading, discussing, and writing about Oscar Wilde’s classic novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Average: 2.8 (4 votes)