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English

Preparing for College Reading and Writing Courses

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ENG 104W
Applied Spelling Techniques

(2 credits)

Emphasizes English spelling patterns and sequences as well as techniques for approaching spelling for adult learners. Shows students how to apply critical thinking strategies to identify and meet their individual spelling needs. (30-0)

ENG 105W
English as a Second Language

(5 credits)

Emphasizes English spelling patterns and sequences as well as techniques for approaching spelling for adult learners. Shows students how to apply critical thinking strategies to identify and meet their individual spelling needs. (30-0)

ENG 107W
Elements of Grammar

(2 credits)

Acquaints or refreshes students with useful, basic grammatical concepts and options in written language. Includes illustration and practice of sentence structure, usage, and punctuation. Strengthens writing skill and language awareness in college or in the work force. (30-0)

RDG 093
Effective Reading and
Vocabulary Development

(4 credits)

Prerequisite: READING LEVEL 1. Designed for those whose academic and personal needs call for building skills, confidence, greater comprehension, and enjoyment of reading. Includes techniques for understanding and remembering a wider reading vocabulary. Applies reading strategies to a wide variety of reading materials under the guidance of an instructor. Does not earn credit towards graduation. Credit may be earned in RDG 093 or ENG 108, but not both. (60-0)

RDG 097
Academic Reading

(3 credits)

Prerequisite: READING LEVEL 2. Designed for those who are good readers, but who still need to make improvements in reading, vocabulary, and critical thinking to become successful and independent college students. Provides instruction and practice in study-reading college level texts; opportunities for self -selected research, reading and sharing of information; and the chance to select and read imaginative materials for pleasure and increased self -confidence as a reader. Does not earn credit towards graduation.( Credit may be earned in RDG 097 or ENG 109 but not both. (45/0)

WRT 090,
Introduction to Academic
Writing

(4 credits)

Prerequisite: WRITING LEVEL 1: Provides those who are not yet prepared for academic work in the regular composition sequence (ENG 111A, ENG 111, ENG 112 or OAT 150, 151, 152) with opportunity to improve their writing skills in an interactive and collaborative setting. Includes practice of personal and academic writing with special attention given to individual needs, which may include organization, sentence structure and variety, correct usage, and vocabulary development. Practices active reading strategies to understand, interpret, and apply information from reading. Does not earn credit towards graduation. Must earn a grade of "C" or better in WRT 090 for progression to the next level. (60-0)

WRT 098
Preparation for College Writing

(3 credits)

Prerequisite: WRITING LEVEL 2. Provides those who are not yet prepared for academic work in the regular composition sequence (ENG 111A, ENG 111, ENG 112 or OAT 150, 151, 152) with opportunity to improve their writing skills in an interactive and collaborative setting. Includes practice with personal and academic writing. Does not earn credit for graduation. (45-0)

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