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This course emphasizes instruction in reading comprehension, including the practices of skilled readers and proven techniques for improving reading comprehension, managing vocabulary, drawing and testing inferences, predicting, and evaluating comprehension and interpretation. Intensive practice in comprehension techniques is balanced against sustained reading practice in and out of class.

Prerequisite: Qualifying performance on the English assessment

Program: English

Credit: 3

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