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English for Speakers of Other

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ESOL 250   Level 7 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 advanced level. Includes reading diverse texts for a variety of purposes. Reviews pre-reading techniques and includes finding themes and main ideas, analyzing figurative language, summarizing, paraphrasing, inferencing, and using context clues, word forms and common affixes. Prerequisites: ESOL placement test or successful completion of ESOL 160; AND concurrent placement in (ESOL 162 and ESOL 164) or higher. Audit available.

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