Course Descriptions

ESL-005 ESL Reading for Academic Purpose I

4 credits—This is the first of two courses designed for non-native speakers of English to acquire basic reading skills. The course introduces students to effective reading strategies, approaches to reading in a variety of genres, strategies to expand vocabulary, and basic library research. Students are also encouraged to improve their reading fluency through extensive reading.

Lecture Hours: 64

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate placement scores or equivalent.

2017–2018 Course Cost: $711.00 *

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