Tompkins Cortland Community College

ESL 091 - Reading & Vocabulary I

This is a high-level beginning reading course intended for non-native speakers of English who need additional support to move from general to academic English. Students will develop skills and strategies for reading and comprehending simple short stories and articles, writing related sentences, and decoding. Students will also learn to infer meaning from contextual clues and become familiar with the Academic Word List. Prerequisites: Appropriate assessment test score. 4 Equivalent credits. (4 Lec.)