ESL 2510

Writing and Reading for Academic Purposes III

4 Credits

Prerequisite: ESL 1520 or appropriate MTELP scores.

(Enrollment is limited to students whose first language is not English.)

GE Outcomes: Effective Communication

This course emphasizes the processes of writing and reading for academic purposes. Students will be exposed to U.S. culture and other world cultures through the introduction of cultural rhetorical styles and English logic patterns. Through simulated academic tasks, students will develop personal strategies to enhance their reading and writing abilities. Techniques for time-pressure writing and synthesizing and documenting information from written texts will be introduced. Resources such as computers, learning centers, and the library will be utilized through class assignments. Course/lab fees.