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English as a Second Language

ESLR 0700 Basic Reading for Speakers of Other Languages 3 Credits
An intensive reading course designed for non-native speakers of English. This course will include a wide range of reading experiences, with related discussion and analysis of those readings in order to help students internalize American English usage. Corequisite(s): Students who test into both ESLR 0700 and ESLW 0700 also are required to take ENGL 1060 (Pronunciation).

ESLR 0800 Learning Support Reading for Speakers of Other Languages 3 Credit
A reading course designed for non-native speakers. This course includes critical thinking, note taking, construction of graphic organizers, techniques for increasing comprehension and vocabulary development. The wide range of readings and related discussion in this course are designed to help students apply reading strategies to English. Prerequisite(s): TOEFL score of 131 Corequisite(s): ESLR 0700

ESLW 0700 English Grammar for Speakers of Other Languages 3 Credits
A study that investigates the more complicated aspects of English grammar that create difficulties for non-native speakers. Application of the learned structures to writing on the sentence and paragraph level is emphasized. Corequisite(s): Students who test into both ESLR 0700 and ESLW 0700 also are required to take ENGL 1060 (Pronunciation).

ESLW 0800 Learning Support Writing for Speakers of Other Languages 3 Credits
By developing basic writing skills, this course prepares non-native speakers for college-level writing tasks. Students are introduced to multi-paragraph compositions, summary writing, documentation methods and research formats. Corequisite(s): ESLW 0700

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