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ESOL250 Level 7 Academic Reading

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  • CRN: 41403
  • Credits: 5
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My name is Santiago Gustin. I will be your level 7 reading teacher this fall.


Course 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.


When and where are we meeting?

Tuesday and Thursday


Classroom Scott 207, Southeast Campus


You need to buy the following books:

* Active Skills for Reading 4

* Esperanza Rising


Contact me:

Email me with any questions: santiago.gustinlopez@pcc.edu

My phone number, WhatsApp (OK): +19713895671


See you soon!


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