READING IV

  • Program: English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Course: Reading IV
  • Course #: ESOL0842
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course gives students an opportunity to apply the basic vocabulary and comprehension skills learned in Reading III. In addition, the course focuses on higher level thinking skills including drawing inferences and reading critically.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Manage reading and studying of college textbook material
Summarize academic/technical readings
Paraphrase academic/technical readings
Adapt college reading process to task
Apply word recognition strategies to college level vocabulary
Acquire college level vocabulary
Infer meaning from explicit and implied college level text
Draw conclusions from explicit and implied college level text
Apply college reading strategies to informational text
Apply college reading strategies to expository text
Apply critical reading skills to college level text
Construct meaning from college level text

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test OR ESOL0831 and ESOL0832 and ESOL0833 with a grade of C or better
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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