Spring 2017 American Literature Course: Nature Writing: Intermediate/High-Intermediate Section

Beautiful, mysterious, and dangerous, the natural world has always fascinated humanity.

From philosophical and political treatises, to encounters with landscapes and animals, to Native American creation myths, to the historical records of pioneers, settlers, and conservationists, American literature is rich in writing about nature and the natural world. In this course we will explore a variety of texts—novel excerpts, poems, essays, diaries, historical documents—in order to examine the ways in which American authors have depicted the natural world in their writings.

 Instructor: Chiara Luis, PhD

This course is designed for students who are still working towards an advanced level of English.

Intermediate-level students will improve their speaking and listening skills through participation in class discussions, will learn good techniques for vocabulary acquisition, and will reinforce grammar through reading and class activities.

Level Intermediate-High Intermediate
Duration 30h/quarter | 3h/week
Times Tuesday & Thursday | 19:20.30 p.m. – XNUMX:XNUMX p.m.

Monday & Wednesday | 9am-10.30am

Fairy €380 (access to materials included)
Dates April 3rd – June 22nd
Registration English department

engdept@iie.es

91 319 81 84/82 75

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