2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jan 26, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESL 195 - TEAS Prep Course for Medical Students

Credits: 3
The goal of this course is for native English and advanced ESL speakers to acquire test-taking strategies and skills/content in the reading and English/language sections of the Test for Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Employ strategies for taking standardized exams (i.e. setting up a study schedule, managing time, evaluating strengths/weaknesses).
  2. Interpret common items found in reading passages such as shapes, scales, charts, graphs, maps, diagrams, and advertisements and recognize topics, themes, genres, main ideas, supporting details, purpose, logical predictions, inferences, conclusions, opinions, summaries, bias, guide words, and word groups in superior-level reading passages.
  3. Identify and define words and homophones commonly misspelled by native English speakers and predict word meanings using prefixes, suffixes, and context clues.
  4. Identify subject/verb agreement, pronouns, capitalization, punctuation, rephrasing, sentence types, parts of speech, clause markers, and person in superior-level texts.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval

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