Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Ling 144 Academic Reading for Non-native Speakers

Students improve ability to read academic texts quickly and effectively. Concepts taught include considering the author’s point of view and purpose in understanding a reading, developing strategies for answering essay questions under time constraints and learning how to paraphrase, summarize and respond to readings. Students will also build their academic vocabulary during the term. Students should have a basic foundation in academic reading in order to enroll in the course.


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