Maricopa Community Colleges  RDG030   20025-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 12-11-2001

RDG030  2002 Summer II – 2013 Summer II

LEC  3.0 Credit(s)  3.0 Period(s)  3.0 Load  Acad

Reading English as a Second Language III

Designed for students who are learning English as a second language. Includes instruction for more advanced vocabulary and reading comprehension skills.

Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement test score, or grade of "C" or better in RDG020, or permission of Instructor.

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:

 

RDG030  2002 Summer II – 2013 Summer II

Reading English as a Second Language III

 

1.

Apply syllabication rules to pronounce words accurately. (I)

2.

Identify root words, suffixes, and prefixes. (II)

3.

Use context clues to define unfamiliar words. (II)

4.

Distinguish between standard and nonstandard language usage. (III)

5.

Determine when a main idea is stated or implied in written material. (IV)

6.

Identify details that support stated and implied main ideas. (IV)

7.

Write simple summaries for selected reading passages. (IV)

8.

Use the information provided for word entries in a standard English dictionary. (V)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:

 

RDG030  2002 Summer II – 2013 Summer II

Reading English as a Second Language III

 

I. Decoding skills

A. Syllabication

B. Stress (accent marks)

II. Vocabulary development

A. Word parts

B. Context clues

C. Idiomatic language

III. Language

A. Standard

B. Nonstandard

C. Idiomatic expressions

IV. Comprehension

A. Stated and implied main ideas

B. Supporting details

C. Summary of reading passage

V. Dictionary usage

A. Guide words

B. Multiple meanings

C. Diacritical marks

D. Etymology

E. Parts of speech

 

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