2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Feb 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IE 021 Reading/Writing 2 (10 credits)



Course Description
Reading/Writing 2 is for students with intermediate second language abilities. Students will study 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 an intermediate language level:
1. Create an outline for an academic paragraph.
2. Write effective academic paragraphs with topic sentences and support that demonstrate unity, coherence, focus and clarity.
3. Write an effective academic essay that demonstrates unity, coherence, focus and clarity.
4. Produce simple sentences using SVO (subject-verb-object), S-LV-C (subject-linking verb-complement) and S-V (subject-intransitive verb) sentence patterns.
5. Produce simple sentences that have compound subjects and compound verbs.
6. Produce compound sentences using so/for.
7. Produce adverb clauses of time, cause and purpose.
8. Quote intermediate texts in order to support a main idea in a paragraph.
9. Summarize and respond to an intermediate text.
10. Paraphrase sentences from an intermediate text.
11. Determine the meanings of unfamiliar intermediate vocabulary using a variety of strategies.
12. Employ a range of pre-reading, during reading and post-reading strategies.
13. Interpret charts, graphs, schedules or maps.
14. Find articles for a specific topic covered in class using Pierce College library databases.



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