|Course||Description||Credits||Course Type Code|
|ENG098||Reading and Writing Skills ESOL II||Credits: 3||Crs Type: R|
Introduction to Academic Writing This is a developmental course designed to support students with the skills, strategies,and critical thinking necessary to approach college academic writing in English. Students will learn how to read and write effective essays in correct English using rhetorical strategies. Essay development will be practiced through pre-writing, drafting,revising and editing expository essays in response to college-level readings of increasing levels of difficulty. Students will focus on areas of specific need, including moderate grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and vocabulary instruction. Students will also be expected to communicate through oral presentations to develop fluency in vocabulary and pronunciation, in development and organization of ideas andin group discussion. This course is comprised of both lecture/recitation and writing laboratory sessions. This course does not fulfill the English requirement for the certificate or degree but may be used as an elective. 3 Credits Prerequisite: Placement into this course is based on successful (C or higher) completion of ENG098 or initial layered intake and assessment. In addition, progression into ENG 111 is determined by the attainment of the grade of “C” or higher.