The course focuses on developing reading and writing skills in preparation for careers and further education. Students will use the writing process to write paragraphs and simple essays. The reading portion of the course covers central themes, major details, inferences, critical reading, and vocabulary skills using a variety of reading materials. Other topics include library skills, study skills, introduction to the microcomputer, word processing, oral communication, group discussions, and cooperative learning skills.
ENGL 020 or placement at the Intermediate Level.