2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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ESL 82 - Reading I

Credits: 3
The goal of this course is for students to develop intermediate–low level reading skills through analysis of assigned texts.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify reading strategies (i.e. skimming, scanning, finding main ideas, drawing conclusions, paraphrasing, summarizing and using context clues) and apply them at an intermediate – low level.
  2. Identify the setting, main ideas, details, themes, and facts and opinions from stories in intermediate – low level ESL textbooks and list the relationships between the text and real-life personal experiences.
  3. Identify lexical items in context and construct sentences and questions using the vocabulary words in a personal context.
  4. Compose very short summaries of intermediate – low level ESL texts with accurately paraphrased main ideas and major details and without plagiarizing.

Prerequisite:  ESL Placement Test or ESL 78  with a grade of C- or higher, or Instructor approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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