ESOL 1323 - Intermediate Academic Reading*, 3 Credits

Level: Lower-Developmental/Remedial Course

Course Attributes: Remedial

This course focuses in improving reading fluency, vocabulary, and academic skills from a low-intermediate to a high-intermediate level of proficiency. Students will learn to apply pre-reading, while-reading, and post-reading practices such as identifying main ideas and supporting details, outlining, skimming, and making predictions and inferences to increase reading competence while building academic vocabulary through word- and sentence-level activities. This course is intended for students who earned less than an 80 on the Reading portion of the COMPASS ESL Placement Exam.