Reading

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ENGL V05 - COLLEGE-LEVEL READING FOR CRITICAL ANALYSIS - 3.5 Units

Recommended preparation: ENGL V06A or placement as measured by the college assessment process

Hours: 3 lecture, 1.5 laboratory weekly

This course is a college-level reading course designed to help students improve their reading comprehension and ability to do critical analysis. They will develop advanced vocabulary skills and improve their reading speed and comprehension in assignments involving lengthy and difficult college-level texts and scholarly articles.

Formerly READ V01. Transfer credit: CSU.

 

ENGL V06A - ACADEMIC READING - 3.5 Units

Recommended preparation: ENGL V07 or ESL V33 or placement as measured by the college assessment process

Hours: 3 lecture, 1.5 laboratory weekly

This is a college-level reading course which is designed to help students improve their reading comprehension across the disciplines. They will develop content area and individualized vocabulary and learn to identify and distinguish between literal and implied thesis statements and supporting details in complex articles and expository essays of medium length. They will also read, summarize, paraphrase and analyze such expository passages.

Formerly READ V02A.

 

ENGL V09 - INDIVIDUALIZED READING - 1 Unit

Hours: 2 lecture-laboratory weekly

This course is designed for students who want to improve their reading in areas such as reading speed, comprehension, spelling, vocabulary, and study skills. After appropriate diagnosis and discussion with the instructor, students will begin work in specific skill areas.

Formerly READ V10. May be taken for a maximum of 4 times. Offered on a credit/no credit basis only.