Courses & Programs

Reading and Writing 5

COURSE CODE: ESL 151

CREDITS: 6

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: C- or above in ESL 141 or Placement Test

This course emphasizes the integration of reading and writing skills at an advanced level. It has a dual purpose: to help English Language Learners develop reading and writing fluency in English for academic purposes and for life in the Unites States. Emphasis in reading is on reading critically a variety of unadapted materials including textbook style excerpts, essays, newspaper and journal articles, short stories and short novels. Emphasis in writing is on essays of three to five pages using a variety of rhetorical modes and level 5 structures. Students will continue to develop their abilities to summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize course materials. Prerequisites: C- or above in ESL 141 or Placement Test