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Summer Bridge 2014

English Bridge

EN 091 Reading Improvement I (4)

This basic course in the key skills is necessary for the successful study and comprehension of
academic textbooks. Skills highlighted are: building vocabulary through context clues, finding main
ideas, determining significant details and relationships of ideas, outlining, understanding graphic
material and interpreting figurative language. Weekly timed readings encourage increased proficiency.
Credit not applicable to degree requirements. Credit/no credit.

EN 100 Essentials of English Composition (4)

This course offers practice in writing short essays and prepares students for success in EN 101 while
offering elective credit toward a degree. Emphasis is on paragraph and essay organization and on
identifying ideas which support the writer's central purpose.