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ESOL 160   Level 6 Academic Reading
Credits: 5.00
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 high intermediate level. Includes reading diverse texts for a variety of purposes. Reviews pre-reading techniques and includes finding themes and main ideas, summarizing, paraphrasing, inferencing, and using context clues, word forms and common affixes. Prerequisites: ESOL placement test OR successful completion of ESOL 150/150N; AND concurrent placement in (ESOL 152/152N and ESOL 154/154N) or higher. Audit available.

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