Students will receive instruction in skills and strategies in the following areas:
Reading and Vocabulary Skills
Take responsibility for:
• Attendance and punctuality
• Class work and assignments
• Participation and teamwork
Use common software to communicate and to complete information management tasks such as word processing assignments, sending emails, or signing in to an online learning management system.
Some or all of the following methods will be used:
• whole-class instruction
• large- and small-group discussion
• pair work on tasks
• computer-assisted learning
• instructor feedback
• revision of submitted work
• monitor-led experiential tasks
Student achievement will be measured using the mastery system in accordance with College policy. Students will receive ongoing feedback from the instructor throughout the course. Evaluation will be based on learning outcomes and course content. Mastery will be granted to students who achieve an average of at least 70% on the items listed below. Evaluation will include, but need not be limited to, completing the following tasks:
-A collection of practice reading and vocabulary assignments (such as short answer questions, multiple choice, matching, true/false, or outlines with a list of main ideas and key details) from at least 2-3 written texts of up to 1 page in length, demonstrating an understanding of the sequence of events in narration or main points in description. At least 1 of the assignments must include an explanation of a form, a table, a schedule, or a short business brochure and flyer.
-At least 3 in-class reading and/or vocabulary quizzes to demonstrate mastery of skills (such as identifying main ideas and supporting details in written texts, scanning to find information, understanding newly acquired vocabulary, or guessing the meaning of vocabulary from context).
- At least one literary project in which students are engaged with adapted literary texts in reading circles and complete assigned reading and vocabulary tasks.
-A final exam to demonstrate mastery of reading skills. This may be comprehensive or based on several skills only.
Sample grade breakdown:
A collection of practice reading assignments worth up to 25% (total)
Reading and vocabulary quizzes worth up to 25% (total)
A literary project worth up to 20%
A final exam worth up to 20%
Participation worth up to 10%
Reading and Vocabulary Skills
By the end of the course, successful students will:
Students may be required to purchase one or more of the following materials:
• lab software
• a dictionary such as Cambridge Learner's Dictionary
• textbooks at the CEFR A2 level such as Interactions Access, Trio Reading 2, or Pathways R/W 1. See Instructor Guidelines for the textbooks designated for each term.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|