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INTL 061 Basic Academic Reading & Writing - A

6 credits
This course is for non-native speakers of English who are international students and emphasizes basic reading and writing skills for students with minimal previous English language studies. This course introduces students to the critical thinking process while fostering reading and writing skills.

Prerequisites: Appropriate score on the IEP Placement test.

Corequisites: INTL 060.

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

  • Analyze simple texts for main ideas and details
  • Use context clues to infer meaning of vocabulary
  • Express opinions and support them
  • Interpret graphs, pictures and illustrations
  • Infer information not explicit in texts
  • Brainstorm ideas for writing
  • Organize information in rudimentary outlines
  • Write short, simple narrative paragraphs on familiar topics with main ideas and supporting details