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ENGL 067 Vocabulary Development

1-3 credits
In this course students will work with an instructor to complete an independent self-study program designed to increase their vocabulary. This course will help students learn new words through the application of basic learning principles, context cues, association, and inference. Vocabulary Development carefully leads the student from easier to harder words, exercises and quizzes. Individual instruction and testing will be provided throughout the course.

Prerequisites: ASC instructor permission.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon the successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Use the dictionary to determine spelling, pronunciation, and definition of unknown words
  • Use basic learning principles to aid in their acquisition of new words
  • Be familiar with basic prefixes and roots and use this knowledge to determine meaning of words
  • Define words from context
  • Incorporate their new words into their speech and writing