Courses in English for Academic Purposes

EAP Reading and Oral Communication

EAP 0080     6.00 Credits
Course Outline
English for Academic Purposes: Reading and Oral communication is a course for nonnative readers and speakers of English. In this course, English Language learners will increase proficiency in phonics, academic vocabulary, reading comprehension, oral communication skills. Students will develop and practice skills essential for successful literacy experiences in college level coursework. Students develop skills and confidence in using and understanding spoken English language in relation to comprehension of academic subject matter. (Prerequisite: None) This course is equivalent to Reading 0080. Upon successful completion, students are able to enroll in Reading 0090. This course does not fulfill a general studies or general education requirement.

EAP College Writing and Grammar

EAP 0085     6.00 Credits
Course Outline
EAP College Writing and Grammar is a course for non-native speakers of English. In this course, English Language Learners will increase proficiency in the writing and grammar skills of Standard English necessary for successful personal and academic communication. Students learn to use Standard English in understanding the parts of the speech, sentence structure, punctuation, vocabulary, and grammar. Students will learn and implement the writing process and employ academic professionalism when writing academic paragraphs. (Prerequisites: None. Accuplacer ESL indicates EAP course placement.) This course is equivalent to ENGL 0080. Upon successful completion, students are able to enroll in ENGL 0090. This course does not fulfill a general studies or general education requirement.