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English for Speakers of Other

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ESOL 150   Level 5 Reading
Credits: 4.00
Description: Presents reading as a process that involves determination of purpose, selection and adjustment of strategies, analysis and reflection of underlying meanings, and integration of prior knowledge with new knowledge to address the purpose. Covers content comprehension, textual analysis, critical thinking skills, study skills, and language analysis at the intermediate level. Includes using the dictionary, finding main ideas, summarizing, inferencing, using context clues and reviewing prereading techniques. Reviews word forms, common affixes, synonyms, and antonyms. Presents readings from textbooks and literature in the context of communicating in academic and adult life roles. Prerequisite: ESOL placement test OR successful completion of ESOL 40 or ESOL 40N; AND concurrent placement in (ESOL 42 and ESOL 44) or higher. Audit available.

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