Course AE400 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 course will expand compelling cognitive areas to improve your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English. As you complete sections of the course, you will have 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 28
- Quizzes 5
- Duration 8 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Students 5
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes