Intermediate level course designed to extend the range of ESL students’ vocabulary and reading ability. Focuses on improving reading skills and strategies as well as understanding and use of academic vocabulary. Academic vocabulary development is also an emphasis. Students will gain both a passive and active command of word form and word choice for the intermediate level, and learn a variety of words and how to use them. Students are encouraged to take this class concurrently with ESL 100.
Prerequisite: Grade of “Pass” in ESL 098 or equivalent or assessment
Recommended Preparation: None
3 Units: 3 hours lecture per week