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ESL 140 - ESOL: Reading for Fluency

3 Credits

This companion course to ESL 145 supports the development of oral and written fluency through extensive reading for low advanced English language learners. It includes personal responses to texts, small group discussion, and grammar & vocabulary study. Students gain a deeper understanding of American culture by analyzing themes.

Score of 54-64 on CELSA placement test; or ESL 100 and ESL 120, each with a grade of C or better; or permission of program coordinator.

Learning Attributes: CL

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Explain main ideas from various narratives.
2.Discuss ideas using concrete evidence from texts.
3.Discuss personal connections to a text.
4.Use tone and register appropriate for an academic setting.
5.Correct errors that contribute to a lack of clarity.
6.Use select academic vocabulary words appropriately.
7.Employ appropriate strategies for handling unfamiliar academic vocabulary.
8.Use a computer for word processing, email, or multi-media presentations.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023