AE400 Intensive Reading Analysis / Writing IV
Are you ready to refine Academic English Reading? Then this is the course that will begin your journey into mastering the world language. This 8-week online course will expand compelling 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 a high intermediate course for English as a Second Language students in the academic program. It stresses vocabulary and comprehension on a high intermediate level.
Placement in AE 400 is determined by getting a passing score of C in AE 300 or a placement assessment.
B1+_ B2-_B2 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; determine the author’s purpose, bias, and tone; distinguish fact from opinion, and recognize valid argument.
- Demonstrate the ability to 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 27
- Quizzes 4
- Duration 8 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Students 0
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes