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

ELL 73 - Introductory Reading and Writing

4 CR
This course has an emphasis on strengthening reading and writing skills. Students will develop reading comprehension skills in English. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary development, active reading strategies including context clues, transitions and identifying supporting statements. Grammar and vocabulary introduced in class will be used to produce well-formed sentences and paragraphs. Students must satisfactorily complete their work with a 73% or higher before advancing to a higher level reading and writing course.

Requisites: (1) ACCUPLACER® ESL reading score of 51 (AND) (2) ACCUPLACER® ESL language use score of 51.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Read and comprehend texts.
  2. Write paragraphs and short papers.
  3. Apply and understand academic words and terms.
  4. Expand vocabulary.
  5. Draw meaning from inferences.
  6. Locate the main ideas within a text.