ENGL L Foundation for College Reading and Studying (3)
Credit, Non-Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: ESL 130
or Placement level of English L or ESL 140
ADVISE: Not recommended for students who have completed or are currently enrolled in ENGL 9 or who are eligible for ENGL 92 or higher
In preparation for English 91, this course presents the basics of and practice in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and study skills, and teaches awareness of one's own reading processes. This course will also introduce students to the college essay writing approach they will use in the rest of the English sequence.
Not recommended for students who have completed ENGL 9, 19, 96 or higher.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Apply active strategies prior to, during, and after reading in order to engage with and comprehend informational paragraphs and short non-fiction, pre-collegiate texts.
- Outcome 2: Recognize the structural elements of expository paragraphs, including main ideas and supporting details.
- Outcome 3: Compose one essay based on reading that uses key structural elements of academic texts.