Intermediate Reading Skills

This course is designed for intermediate students who want to improve their reading skills. Students will improve their reading comprehension and critical thinking skills by learning strategies such as previewing, skimming, scanning, and making inferences. They will learn how to identify main ideas and details and an author's purpose and tone. They will analyze passages from fiction and non-fiction. Students are encouraged to take ESL 17 concurrently with ESL 11A or 11B.  3 units

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