English 186

BASIC READING LABORATORY

1 Unit

NON-DEGREE APPLICABLE

English 186 is an indivisualized course of study designed to improve a student's English reading skills. The course covers reading techniques, vocabulary development, and comprehension and analysis skills. Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: Placement is based on a composite of test scores and academic background.

English 187

BASIC ENGLISH LABORATORY

1 Unit

NON-DEGREE APPLICABLE

English 187 is an individualized course of study designed to improve a student's English writing skills. The course covers the basics of sentence and paragraph composition, including an introduction to mechanics, grammar, spelling, and paragraph from. Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: Placement is based on a composite of test scores and academic background and completion of Elnglish 186.

 

 

English 189

WRITING WORKSHOP I

1-3 Units NON-DEGREE APPLICABLE

English 189 is designed for students who need to practice writing clear sentences and paragraphs in standard English. The course is a writing workshop. It involves the students actively in reading, writing, discussing, and re-writing. Individualized computer lessons provide tutorials and practice in the grammar and mechanics of writing. Word processors help students plan, write, check, and revise what they have written. The course helps students increase their familiarity with the style, form and structures of written English and improves their ability to compose and edit sentences and paragraphs in English. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. Prerequisite: Placement is based on a composite of test scores and academic background, and satisfactory completion of English 188. (English 188 may be taken concurrently) Note: This course may be taken 3 times; a maximum of 3 units may be earned.

 

English 191

WRITING WORKSHOP II

1-3 Units

NON-DEGREE APPLICABLE

English 191 is designed for students who need practice writing more sophisticated sentences, paragraphs, and short compositions in standard English. Class is conducted as a writing workshop. It involves the students actively in reading, writing, discussing, and rewriting. Individualized computer lessons provide tutorials and practice in the grammar and mechanics of writing. Word processors help students plan, write, check, and revise what they have written.

The course helps students increase their familiarity with the style, form, and structures of written English and improves their ab i I ity to compose and ed it sentences, paragraphs, and short compositions. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 1-3 hours. Prerequisite: Placement is based on a composite of test scores and academic background or satis

factory completion of English 189. Concurrent enrollment in or satisfactory completion of English 190 is required . Note: This course may be taken 3 times; a maximum of 3 units may be earned. All units must be satisfactorily completed to advance to English 120.

 

English 120

COMPOSITION AND READING


3 Units

English 120 is designed for the student who wants to prepare for the writing required in college classes. The course emphasizes practice in the writing of thesis-based essays and the critical analysis of selected prose works dealing with important contemporary ideas. English 120 provides practice in the mechanics, style, and organization of paragraphs and essays. It satisfies the Associate degree writing requirement and is a prerequisite for English 101, a composition course required for all four year schools. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: English 191 (3 units) or placement based on a composite of test scores and academic background. Recommended preparation: English 192. (English 192 may be taken concurrently) Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students who have completed English 101 or Business-General 110 and allows 2 units of credit to those who have completed Business-General 101.

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