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ELR 096. Intermediate Reading. 3 Credits.

This course is the third course of a four course series for non-native speakers of English. It includes the further development of vocabulary, reading fluency and comprehension with an emphasis on academic vocabulary, expansion of reading skills including skimming, scanning, making inferences, outlining the ideas in writing summaries and an introduction to recognizing patterns of organization. In addition, students will develop skills for previewing, predicting and identifying facts and opinions. Students will learn to use English dictionaries, analyze texts and use conjunctions to create relationships between ideas. Reading comprehension proficiency will be achieved through reading high interest materials, textbooks and resources such as websites and newspapers. A grade of C or better is required to pass this course. Institutional credit only. Courses that earn institutional credit do not apply towards graduation. Prerequisites: High school diploma/GED and ESL placement.

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