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English Skills – Group C

Courses below open to English Placement Group C students. Make appointment for placement when applying in Admissions. Course credit for Group C courses may not be applied towards the A.A. Degree.

ENGL 84W, The Basic College Essay    3 units

• Prerequisite: Credit in English 81B or English 85.

English 84W focuses upon the basic college essay and the prewriting techniques useful in its creation. Varieties of essays are studied as well as those sentence skills that aim to locate and correct major sentence errors. This class features a scheduled group lab of one hour per week.

1180   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   DRSCHR 201   Hioureas E C

   9:15a-10:05a MTWTh   DRSCHR 308   

ENGL 85, Reading and Writing 1    5 units

• Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to improve basic reading and writing skills necessary for college success. Students will develop reading comprehension, vocabulary, patterns of organization, and inferential techniques, and employ these skills in the prewriting and writing process. The integration of reading and writing enables students to apply what they have read to the writing process, starting with the paragraph and expanding to the basic essay. The course requires classroom work, lab work and homework. English 85 is offered as a credit/ no credit class.

1181   10:15a-1:45p MTWTh   HSS 255   Schnitzler A P

   8:30a-10:00a MTWTh   DRSCHR 312   

   Arrange-2 Hours        

1182   12:10p-3:40p MTWTh   BUS 207   Wright N E

   10:30a-12:00p MTWTh   DRSCHR 312   

   Arrange-2 Hours    

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