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Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

English Fundamentals – Group B

Courses below are open to students in English Assessment Groups A and B. Assessment is required to determine class placement. See smc.edu/assessment.

Some of the courses listed in this section are accompanied by Supplemental Instruction. Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic assistance program that utilizes free peer-assisted weekly study sessions to help students learn the most difficult course content. For more information, please see the SI website at smc.edu/si.

ENGL 20, Reading and Writing 2 5 units

Prerequisite: English 85.

This course is designed to help students improve intermediate reading and writing skills necessary for college success. Students will increase their reading comprehension and vocabulary; they will build their understanding of patterns of organization used in academic writing, as well as their inferential reading techniques. Through the integrated study of reading and writing, students will develop an efficient writing process appropriate to audience and purpose. The course requires classroom work, weekly reading /writing lab work, and homework. In English 20, students will also review grammar and usage and develop skill in writing in-class, timed essays.

Course Number:1341 Time:8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. MTWTh Location:DRSCHR 213 Instructor:James K R

Course Number:1342 Time:9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MTWTh Location:MC 3 Instructor:Wright N E

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