2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IE 011 Reading/Writing 1 (10 credits)



Course Description
Reading/Writing 1 is for students with low-intermediate second language abilities. Students will study low-intermediate second language reading and writing concepts in a sheltered classroom setting. Students must reach 80% competency overall in order to pass to the next level.

Student Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to perform the following outcomes at a low-intermediate language level:
1. Create an outline for an academic paragraph.
2. Write simple paragraphs with topic sentences and support that demonstrate unity, coherence, focus and clarity.
3. Identify eight parts of speech.
4. Produce simple sentences using SVO (subject-verb-object) and S-LV-C (subject-linking verb-complement) sentence patterns.
5. Compose compound sentences using and, but, so, or.
6. Retell a low-intermediate story.
7. Determine the meaning of unfamiliar low-intermediate vocabulary using a variety of strategies.
8. Employ a range of pre-reading, during-reading and post-reading strategies using low-intermediate texts.
9. Identify main ideas and supporting details in a low-intermediate text.
10. Interpret charts, graphs, schedules, infographics or maps.



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