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ESL 0120 Reading & Writing Basics

This beginning course focuses on developing basic reading comprehension and basic grammar and writing skills. Students will be able to write simple sentences, questions, and complete personal information forms. Common everyday vocabulary, spelling, and punctuation will be developed.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Answer test questions with short answers.
  • Apply basic phonics and basic reading strategies to interpret information in sentences and simple paragraphs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write simple sentences and questions using the following verb tenses; simple present, present continuous, simple past, and future.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use level-appropriate general and academic vocabulary words.
  • Write simple paragraphs and emails following a model.
  • Write correctly with capitalization, periods, and questions marks.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of common signs, simple paragraphs, emails, letters, and personal forms.
Credit Hours: 4
  • Classroom: 4 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: English
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 6, Rm 241
Faculty: Johnson-Taylor
Term: Spring 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Open Seats: 4
Meets: TTH from 10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 201
Open Seats: 4
Meets: TTH from
10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 201