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Learning Assistance Center

Reading Center

ENGLISH AND ESL
READING AND STUDY SKILLS CLASSES

With the help of a counselor, students enter a sequence of reading and study skills classes based on their abilities as indicated by multiple measures. Students interested in enrolling in one of the following courses should see a counselor.

ESL 460 - Basic Reading Skills (ESL Reading – Level 1)
Introduction to vocabulary building and basic reading techniques

ESL 432 - Basic Reading (ESL Reading – Level 2)
Development of word attack skills, vocabulary, study skills, and basic reading techniques

ESL 132 - Reading (ESL Reading – Level 3)
Introduction to word attack skills, vocabulary, study skills, and intermediate reading techniques

ENGLISH 415 - Basic Reading
Introduction to word attack skills, vocabulary, study skills, and basic reading techniques

ENGLISH 130 - Reading Skills
Development of reading skills, vocabulary, and study techniques

ENGLISH 133 - Critical Reading
Development of comprehension and critical thinking skills to increase ability to analyze critically and evaluate different types of writing

ENGLISH 110 - Skills for College Success
Development of essential study techniques and critical thinking skills related to time management, textbook mastery, test taking, and memory. English 110 can be taken at any time; it is not part of a sequence.