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ESL Context Reading

Course Number: ESL 040A
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 55

Lecture Hours:44    Lab Hours:11


Description
Course is aligned with outcomes for WA Adult Reading Learning Standard ESL V. This course develops reading techniques for advanced ESL students through focusing on the reading of pre-college textbooks and academic discussion of literature. This course helps to improve comprehension skills, critical reading skills and application of reading strategies. Students will be expected to analyze and synthesize materials at an appropriate reading speed, as well as formulate critical analysis of readings. Daily discussions, outside readings, written assignments and examinations are required. A CASAS score of 215-235 and writing assessment are used for placement. Students with an end of quarter CASAS score of 236 and above, and a grade of A may qualify for READ 88 or College Level Reading. Instructor permission required.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes


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Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
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Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)