Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 115 - College Vocabulary Development


Intended to expand vocabulary development to improve writing and reading efficiency for effective communication skills. Emphasis placed on affixes, roots, contextual clues, lexical training, and phonic and structural analyses of words. Thirty hours lecture over an eight-week period. Formerly EN 107.

2 semester hours

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

  • Analyze the structure of words including prefix, suffix and root meanings.
  • Use a system for learning and retaining new college-level vocabulary.
  • Use efficient dictionary skills.
  • Use explicit and implicit context clues in the reading material surrounding unknown words.
  • Distinguish between connotation and denotation of a word.
  • Use specific memory devise that facilitate retention and recall of new words.
  • Demonstrate an improved college level vocabulary.


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