ENGL L Foundation for College Reading and Studying (3)
Credit, Non-Degree Applicable
In preparation for English 86, this course presents the basics of and practice in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and study skills, and helps students develop an awareness of their own reading processes. This course will also introduce the college essay writing approach they will use in the rest of the English sequence.
Not intended for ESL students.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Apply active strategies in all stages of reading to informational paragraphs and short nonfiction, pre-collegiate texts.
- Outcome 2: Distinguish between the structural elements of expository paragraphs, including main ideas and supporting details.
- Outcome 3: Use knowledge of the key structural elements of academic texts to write an essay based on reading.