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Bucks County Community College
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AESL083 Reading Fundamentals for International Students
This course is designed for international students who need to learn the fundamentals of reading. It focuses on reading comprehension skills: vocabulary development, including word definitions word families, common American idioms, and familiarity with American cultural influences.
AESL085 Oral Communication Fundamentals for International Students
This course is designed for international students who need to learn the fundamentals of oral communication. Students develop their ability to understand spoken English and express themselves clearly in conversation and academic discourse.
AESL101 Writing Skills for International Students
This course is designed for international students who possess intermediate American English language skills. Students will master the proper use of American English grammar and gain skill in expository writing and vocabulary by writing developmental paragraphs. Transferability is determined by the transfer institution.
AESL103 Reading Skills for International
This couse is designed for intermediate level international students. Reading skills focus on reading comprehension and familiarity with American culture; vocabulary development, including word definition, denotation, connotation, and American idioms. Transferability determined by transfer institution.
AESL105 Oral Communication Skills for International Students
AESL105 is a required course for advanced intermediate international students that improves their conversation and speaking/listening skills. Group and individual work will build American English vocabulary and further the understanding and usage of idiomatic expression. Oral skills will be reinforced through reading and writing assignments.
COMP090 Basic Writing
By writing sentences and paragraphs, students improve sentence structure, spelling, punctuation, grammar, and paragraph development and organization. Students read appropriate models for both content and organization. Students also learn appropriate study skills. COMP090 provides students the opportunity to learn skills that must be mastered in order for them to move into higher levels of composition.