ENG 088 - Foundations for College Reading and Writing

0 credits (PREREQUISITE: PLACEMENT EVALUATION SCORE)

This course is designed to enhance students’ competence in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in preparation for college-level assignments. Emphasis is on developing the cognitive strategies applicable to reading and writing as interactive processes. Students analyze a variety of readings through class discussions and written responses that focus on reading comprehension as well as on accurate sentence, paragraph and essay structure. The goal of this course is to provide enriched opportunities to improve reading comprehension, vocabulary, and fundamental writing skills. Note: Students must complete the GAP program by demonstrating competency by passing the final exam and earning an overall grade of C to move into ENG 089. GAP Students Only. (F, Sp, Su)