Dec 06, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

ELL 83 - Intermediate Reading and Writing

4 CR
Students will further develop independent reading comprehension skills for reading in English. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary development, active reading strategies, variable reading rates, independent silent reading and comprehension. Students will learn to internalize both the grammar and vocabulary that they have been studying by using it to produce well-formed sentences and paragraphs. The focus is on strengthening the students’ ability to express themselves in written English. Students must satisfactorily complete their work before advancing to a higher level reading and writing course.

Requisites: (1) ACCUPLACER® ESL reading score of 71 (AND) (2) ACCUPLACER® ESL language use score of 71 (OR) (3) ELL 73 with at least a grade of C.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Read and comprehend texts.
  2. Write short academic papers.
  3. Apply research and library skills.
  4. Apply MLA citation skills in academic papers and shorter response writings.
  5. Apply and understand academic words and terms.
  6. Expand vocabulary.