ENGL 097 English Foundations 1
Introduces students with low-intermediate to intermediate English-language proficiency the receptive and productive language skills necessary for success in the academic environment. Utilizing the lecture method, group workshop activities, and individual student-instructor interaction, the student will analyze and evaluate academically-oriented texts to enhance reading, listening, writing, note-taking, and speaking skills and to produce formal essays and presentations that demonstrate readiness for university credit courses. In both in and out-of-class activities, the student will practice appropriately summarizing, paraphrasing, and synthesizing information and ideas from college-level materials while at the same extending vocabulary, sentence, and communication skills. Exit exam required. Credit earned cannot be used for graduation.