This course develops reading, writing and communication skills necessary for career, preparation to enter business or trades and technology programs, academic, and personal purposes. Fiction and non-fiction reading materials and a variety of media are used to develop comprehension and critical thinking skills. Students will use the writing process to write paragraphs, summaries, reports, letters, and essays. The elements of grammar are introduced as a means to improve writing. Word processing (computer skills) is introduced.
ENGL 020 or ENGL 026 or placement at the Intermediate Level.