ELI 032 Intermediate Reading and Vocabulary 7 cr.

This course will provide students with the necessary instruction to increase reading fluency and comprehension of intermediate level academic texts. Students in this course will engage with, understand and respond to authentic texts in a more thoughtful and critical way. Students will practice and engage in a variety of reading strategies to aid comprehension of a variety of authentic texts. By reading an independent novel, students will gain experience identifying a variety of literary features as well as be exposed to and gain appreciation for a diversity of experiences. Students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level understanding of vocabulary and meaning and will collaborate with classmates to complete a variety of assignment types.