Tompkins Cortland Community College

ESL 121 - Reading & Vocabulary III

This advanced ESL course is designed to help students deal with the high demands of academic reading by focusing on becoming efficient and autonomous readers and to help them function adequately in college courses. This goal will be achieved through activities that treat efficient reading strategy use in relation to text type (fiction and non-fiction) and the purpose of reading, as well as developing critical thinking strategies. Students will also further their knowledge of the Academic Word List. Students must receive a C or better grade to successfully complete this course. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ESL 111 or appropriate assessment test score. 4 Cr. (4 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.