English Language/American Studies Program
ELAS 115 English IV: Academic Reading and Discussion
This course introduces, reviews and expands on skills to enable students to read content material written in level-appropriate English, as well as short 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 develop basic discussion skills in response to a text. Credits transfer to Tokyo International University (TIU) and are not applicable toward graduation at Willamette.
Placement by proficiency.
- Corequisite: ELAS 110: English III
- Offering: Spring