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BSK - Basic Skills

BSK 41

LANGUAGE ARTS, LEVEL 1

(2 CR.)

Introduces basic reading and writing skills in preparation for subsequent courses by focusing on vocabulary development (simple phonics, dictionary skills), conventions of Standard English (basic grammar, punctuation, sentence structure), reading comprehension (reading process, topics), study skills (time management, textbook format), and critical thinking skills (fact and opinion). Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

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