Mar 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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ESL-0081 English as a Second Language: Basic Reading Skills

Credits 0
Equivalent Hours 4
For nonnative speakers of English whose reading ability is minimal. Develops vocabulary and basic reading comprehension. 
Prerequisite(s): Placement by exam.
Formerly (Formerly offered as ESL-0811. Students may not receive credit for both ESL-0811 and ESL-0081.)
Course Outcomes
  1. Identify the main idea of a beginning reading text.
  2. Locate specific information in a beginning reading text.
  3. Infer the meaning of unfamiliar words by using context clues.
  4. Use text markers to infer meaning in an intermediate reading text.
  5. Use target vocabulary in a meaningful context. 
  6. Identify the number of syllables and primary word stress in target vocabulary.

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