Advanced College Preparation
English 098 (with a minimum grade of C) and Writing Discourse 098 (with a minimum grade of C)
This course is an advanced English preparatory course. The course focuses on university-level reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students develop skills in summary writing, essay writing, research and documentation of sources in MLA format. Students also participate in oral presentations. Writing is in response to text and supplementary readings (or various media) in a variety of subject areas and rhetorical styles. Particular attention is paid to integrating and synthesizing sources, and avoiding plagiarism. Through discussion and written work, students will develop their critical thinking skills.