English 2, Understanding
Understanding English 2 builds on the foundation in grammar and usage provided in Understanding English 1. In this course students concentrate on improving their style and writing with clarity and precision for a variety of purposes, including themes, biographies, reviews and letters. In completing this subject students do activities such as writing original sentences correctly using specified words and constructions; writing well-organized, focused paragraphs on a wide variety of topics with sufficient detail to support the main idea; developing paragraphs using specific techniques to achieve clarity and good style; and writing a biographical sketch, a review of a book, TV show or movie, various types of letters and a résumé. There are 8 examinations in Understanding English 2. Understanding English 2, Assignments 1-4 and Understanding English 2, Assignments 5-8, American School.