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ESL Reading Techniques

Course Code EAPP-201
Lecture hours per week 5
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description:

This course develops the ability to read and comprehend academic texts of moderate complexity. It focuses on global reading strategies to get the gist of a text and close reading strategies to identify the purpose of the text, main ideas, and supporting details, as well as locate specific information. Strategies to expand the range of vocabulary, particularly academic vocabulary, are developed and thinking critically about and responding to a reading is practised.