Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2019  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AELR 920 - Reading for Non-Native Speakers II


The second required course in the reading sequence for AELP students continues the teaching of academic reading of American English begun in the first course. Emphasis on intermediate college skills required for success in content courses, including vocabulary development, critical thinking, paragraph and essay comprehension, textbook and media analysis, test- and note-taking, and dictionary use. PREREQUISITE(S): AELR 910  with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly RD 102.

5 semester hours

FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:

  • Apply a variety of study skills, which may include outlining, using graphic organizers, following directions, note taking, test-taking strategies, mnemonics, and paraphrasing.
  • Determine the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary in context using a variety of strategies in order to comprehend text.
  • Explain and use collocations and idiomatic expressions.
  • Explain the relationships within and between sentences and paragraphs in a variety of text types and possibly in a variety of media.
  • Identify stated and implied main ideas, major and minor supporting details, and patterns of organization.
  • Summarize reading passages using paraphrasing.


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