Los Angeles Valley College

Workshops

 


 

                                         Spring Semester 2014

For the current semester's workshop materials, PowerPoints, and videos, click here: Materials

 

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Parts of Speech:

Articles, Adjectives, Adverbs

Thurs., Feb. 20

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Nouns: Subject/Verb Agreement

Tue.,    Feb. 25

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Verbs: Types of Verbs

Auxiliary/Helping Verbs

Thurs., Feb. 27

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Verb Tense/ Aspects

Tue.,    Mar. 4

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Complex Verb Tenses

2 Verb Tenses in 1 Sentence

Thurs., Mar. 6

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Word, Phrases, Clauses, Sentences

 

Tue.,    Mar. 11

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Types of Phrases, Gerund, Infinitive

 

Thurs., Mar. 13

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Word Order: Subject vs. Object

 

Tue.,    Mar. 18

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Active and Passive Voice

 

Tue.,   Mar. 18

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

LARC 229

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Sentence Patterns and Types

Thurs., Mar 20

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Punctuation

 

Tue.,    Mar. 25

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Comma, Run-ons, and Comma Splice

 

Thurs., Mar. 27

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Fragments

Tue.,    Apr. 1

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

 

 

 

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The Writing Process and Paragraph Writing

 

Thurs., Apr. 3

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Introduction to Essay Types

Narrative Essay

Tue.,    Apr. 15

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 203

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Thesis Statements

 

Thurs., Apr. 17

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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In-Class Essay Exams

Tue.,    Apr. 22

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Active Reading, Summary, and Evaluation

 

Thurs., Apr. 24

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Analyzing Literature and Poetry

 

Thurs., Apr. 24

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

LARC 229

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Argumentative Essay Writing

Rhetorical Appeals in Essay

Tue.,    Apr. 29

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Introduction to Screenplays

 

Tue.,   Apr. 29

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

LARC 229

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Critical Thinking

Thurs., May 1

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Plagiarism and MLA Formatting

 

Tue.,    May 6

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Research Tips: Evaluating Websites

Tue.,   May 6

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

LARC 229

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Research Papers

 

Thurs., May 8

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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MLA: Formatting

Tue.,    May 13

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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MLA Citations: Works Cited

Thurs., May 15

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Business Writing: Formal Emails, Memos, Good/Bad Letters

Tue.,    May 20

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Creating Resumes and Cover Letters

Thurs., May 22

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

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Recap: Essay Writing and Final Papers

Thurs., May 30

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LARC 212

 

 

  

All LAVC students are welcome to attend these sessions.

 

  • All students must bring their LAVC student ID card to attend.
  • For any information, please call (818) 947-2810.
  • All workshops take place in either in LARC 203 or LARC 229.

 For PowerPoint presentations and workshop resources, visit the Workshop Library