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ELR 098. Advanced Reading. 3 Credits.

This course is the final course in the reading series to prepare non-native speakers of English for college-level courses. It includes further acquisition of academic vocabulary using context and textual clues, identifying main ideas and supporting details, skimming for main ideas, scanning for specific information, making inferences, previewing and predicting, reading critically, distinguishing facts from opinions and interpreting graphs and charts. Students will further develop the reading skills to recognize purpose, perspective, mood and tone and write about readings by summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting and responding. 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: ELR096 or high school diploma/GED and ESL placement.

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