BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ENGL-020 - Fundamental English - Reading -

ENGL-020 - Fundamental English - Reading -

Course Details
This course integrates communicative and adaptive skills to enable students to develop effective strategies for interacting with other people in a variety of situations, for problem solving and for responding to information. Readings allow a student to evaluate personal knowledge and experiences. Additional support is available outside of class. Reading comprehension skills and strategies developed in this course enables students to focus on written communication of information and ideas for future English courses.
Part of the:
  • ACADEMIC/CAREER PREPARATION Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • College Readiness - Qualifying Courses
  • Prerequisites : Assessed Placement.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and experience in second language learning processes.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week
    Contact Hours: 75
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments (5) 75%, Final Exam 25%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: : (complete ABE Fundamental Mathematics learning outcomes are listed at the ABE Articulation Handbook website http://www.aved.gov.bc.ca/abe/FINAL_ABE_ART_BOOK_2006-07.pdf )


    ESSENTIAL COMMUNICATIVE AND ADAPTIVE LEARNING SKILLS:

    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  • demonstrate effective strategies for interacting with other people in a variety of situations, for problem solving and for responding to information.



  • ENGLISH LEARNING SKILLS:
    Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  • identify literal, interpretive, inferential and critical comprehension using a variety of real life materials including personal experience stories, magazine articles, novels, and short stories;

  • identify subject/topic, main ideas, supporting details, and sequence;

  • recognize and apply appropriate reading comprehension strategies;
  • construct word analysis skills; and
  • demonstrate decoding skills.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Alvin, A. D. (Current Edition). Empowering the learner: Native literacy workbook. Owen Sound, ON: Ningwakwe Learning Press.

  • Hawker, B. (Current Edition). Empowering the learner 2: Native literacy workbook. Owen Sound, ON: Ningwakwe Learning Press.
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