PENG 004: Preparatory English Level 4

Class Program
Credits 4
PENG 004 is a 4-credit hour, 14-hour contact week, 8-week course that specifically aims to develop the students'92 four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. A primary aim of the course is to develop students'92 reading skills including understanding main ideas, supporting details and making inferences. Goals for writing focus on understanding the structure and features of a paragraph including the topic, supporting, and concluding sentences. The emphasis of the communication component is on understanding main ideas and supporting details while listening to academic lectures on a variety of subjects. Additionally, students will develop note-taking strategies to organize and synthesize the ideas expressed in lectures.
acceptable minimum score on placement exams