Course AE300 Intensive Reading Analysis / Writing III
Are you ready to polish Academic English Reading? Then this is the course that will begin your journey into mastering the world language. This 8-week online course will get you started on expanding effective cognitive areas to improve your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English. As you complete sections of the online course, you will have 4 synchronous sessions with a certified English Instructor that will provide an engaging session to reinforce the skills that you have been practicing.
Course Description: This is low intermediate English as a Second Language reading course for students in the Academic English program. It concentrates on vocabulary and comprehension on an intermediate level.
Passing AE 200 or a Placement Assessment qualifies a student to take AE 300.
B1_B1+ of the CEFR English Level Placement Guide
What You Will Learn:
- Increase receptive and expressive vocabularies systematically; determine meanings of words accurately based on knowledge of word form changes and word parts; use contextual clues to determine word meanings; employ dictionary skills; and recognize and interpret figurative, denotative, connotative and idiomatic language.
- Identify main ideas and supporting details; recognize transition words and their functions, and recognize patterns of organization.
- Draw correct inferences and conclusions; recognize implicit and explicit relationships within and between sentences; determine paragraph patterns; and determine the author’s purpose, bias, and tone; distinguish fact from opinion.
- Use graphic organizers to develop an organized study approach to college textbook and academic reading; use efficient reading and test-taking strategies consistent with the level.
- Lectures 31
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 8 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Students 3
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes