Conversation and Composition

Study English Composition in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy

Your habits of speech are likely to become permanent and errors of speech will creep into your written work. Short sentences are quite as necessary as long ones, and in some cases, such as the portraying of strong emotion, are more effective. Even a succession of short sentences may be … Read more

English Composition, Lesson 17. Variety

Study English Composition in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy

In this lesson, we will continue to study how “euphony” can be improved in our composition by giving attention to variety. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Study the lesson for mastery. Complete the lesson assessment. Lesson Of the many elements which affect the euphony … Read more

English Composition, Lesson 15. Probability

Study English Composition in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy

To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Study the lesson for mastery. Complete the lesson assessment. Lesson Not everything that the imagination may furnish is equally worth expressing. If you choose to write about something for which imagination supplies the ideas, you may create for yourself … Read more

English Composition, Lesson 12. Order of Events

Study English Composition in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy

In this lesson, we will study how the order of events is to be expressed in writing. To complete the objectives of this lesson, complete the following tasks: Study the Lesson for mastery. Complete the lesson Assessment. Compose Theme V. Self-correct your theme. Submit your final theme for review. Lesson … Read more

English Composition: Observation of Actions

Study English Composition in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy

Many of our most interesting experiences arise from observing the actions of others. A written description of what we have observed will gain in interest to the reader, if, in addition to telling what was done, it gives some indication of how was done. A list of tools a carpenter … Read more