Designed for students who are learning English as a second language. Includes the study of the speech sounds used in English as represented by the written symbols of the alphabet; recognition of spelling patterns and resulting pronunciation; and diacritical markings.
Study of basic English spelling principles with emphasis on common spelling errors due to mispronunciation. Examination of homonyms, homophones, homographs, and contractions. Creating personalized mnemonic techniques to spell problem words.
Designed for students who are learning English as a second language. Skills needed to become proficient readers in English. Sound symbol relationships of the English alphabet. Essential vocabulary for daily communication both in isolation and context. Development of reading comprehension skills.
Designed to expand and improve reading vocabulary skills. Emphasis on understanding advanced vocabulary in both context and isolation through practice and review. Vocabulary building strategies which will aid in ongoing study of words. Emphasis on both learning and using more advanced vocabulary effectively.
Provide opportunities for practice and application of basic reading skills. Includes phonic analysis, word recognition, structural analysis, use of context clues, and use of dictionary, reinforced through practical application. Development of vocabulary required for success in content area courses. Emphasis on literal comprehension and development of inferential interpretation.
Designed to improve basic reading skills. Includes word recognition, interdisciplinary vocabulary development, recognizing patterns of organization, interpreting inference. Reviews interpreting graphic materials. Emphasis on identifying main ideas and related details.
Emphasis on reading study strategies for any introductory class in any subject area. Introduction to Learning Management System (LMS), how to successfully read course textbooks and assessments, how to navigate information technology and development of academic vocabulary.