This course for non-native speakers of English provides practice in reading comprehension skills, writing strategies and skills, vocabulary development, interpersonal communication skills, and cross-cultural understanding.
For non-native speakers of English with appropriate test scores (below 8.0 G.E. on Nelson-Denny, or TOEFL score below 500) or recommendation of instructor or counselor.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of American cultural expectations and make appropriate linguistic choices based upon this understanding.
- Demonstrate understanding of academic texts by summarizing them.
- Write using sentence structures, grammar, and vocabulary on topics appropriate to an academic setting.