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English for Speakers of Other

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ESOL 250   Level 7 Academic Reading
Credits: 5.00
Description: Develops advanced English reading skills. Focuses on reading materials such as textbooks, novels, short stories and articles. Includes finding themes and main ideas, summarizing, paraphrasing, making inferences, using context clues, and reviewing prereading techniques. Continues the study of word forms, common affixes and stems, and figurative language. Incorporates content comprehension, textual analysis, critical thinking, study skills and language analysis. This is the fourth course of a five-course sequence. Prerequisite: ESOL placement test OR successful completion of ESOL 160 within the past 12 months AND concurrent enrollment in ESOL 162 and ESOL 164 or higher. Audit available.

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