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ESL 2520     Writing and Reading for Academic Purposes IV     4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: ESL 2510 or appropriate MTELP scores. Enrollment is limited to students whose first language is not English.
Note: Prerequisites for courses in this department are not automatically waived for College Guest students and students with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. institution.

This course enhances students' abilities to efficiently approach academic reading and writing tasks. Particular attention is given to improving coherence and style in multi-paragraph compositions. Grammatical features will be introduced based on individual needs. Skills such as analyzing literature, writing technical reports, summarizing and interpreting diverse opinions, researching, and documenting opinions from primary and secondary sources will be developed through integrated reading and writing activities about cross-cultural topics from various academic disciplines. Students will practice adapting reading and writing rate for various purposes. (After completing this course, students will be eligible to take the appropriate campus exit test to enroll in ENG 1510). BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4

GE Outcomes: Effective Communication