Hi everyone – this page will serve as a resource for the grammar and writing sections of the CL4/LAZ first year course (B1).
If all works well, we’ll be able to upload material, information, and more links to resources regarding these topics. IT’S NOT JUST LISTENING ANYMORE!!!!
To start you off, here is a link to a classic English language writing style manual. This is a standard issue in North America, although it is quite old.
The title is “Elements of Style”, written by Strunk and White. The link is:
Use the links on the page itself to view each chapter. This is the book that we used when I was an undergraduate student. We all had to take a course in academic writing – and they made us stick to this text book. Now you can too!
The following are exercises for grammar, reading and composition regarding Prof. Downey’s part of the written exam. Use these examples from old exams to help you study! The ones listed without dates are from 2006-2008.
LAZgrammMay09 grammar section from May. 2009
LAZgrammSept09 grammar section from Sept. 2009
LAZgrammJan10 grammar section from January 2010
LAZgrammMay10 grammar section from May 2010
LAZrcompMay09 reading comprehension section from May 2009
LAZrcompSept09 reading comprehension section from Sept. 2009
LAZrcompJan10 reading comprehension section from Jan. 2010
LAZrcompMay10 reading comprehension section from May 2010
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