2014-2015

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English Language/American Studies Program

ELAS 115 English IV: Academic Reading and Discussion

This course introduces, reviews and expands on skills enabling students to read content material written in level-appropriate English, as well as a variety of authentic texts, with greater understanding and recall.  Students build reading skills in English for academic purposes by learning and practicing strategies to use prior to and while reading.  They also develop strategies for learning new vocabulary and methods for identifying the meaning of new words in texts.  Students also develop discussion skills in response to texts.

Placement by proficiency.

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