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    Dec 02, 2022  
2020-21 RACC Student Catalog 
2020-21 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EAP 060 - Reading II

3 Credit Hours

This advanced reading course aims at helping multilingual students foster skills of active reading necessary for their adequate progress in college-level courses. Students will develop advanced strategies and techniques of skillful reading and academic vocabulary which will aid in learning, understanding, and retaining concepts from textbooks and technical reading. The development of active reading and critical thinking is emphasized. The course is designed specifically to assist students speaking English as a second language.

Prerequisite(s): Appropriate score on placement exam

Semesters Offered: All

This program provides services to non-native English-speaking students as well as native English-speaking students with non-English language influences in their backgrounds. Typical enrollees are: international students, resident immigrants, undergraduate students wishing to pursue a RACC degree or transfer RACC credits to another institution, and college graduates and professionals wishing to improve skills using standard American English. Students are placed at the appropriate level of EAP instruction through a combination of computerized testing and writing-sample assessment. EAP credit courses include the following:

The EAP program has a fully-equipped multi-media computer lab designed to support students in all areas of program instruction. This facility is located in Room 119 of Humanities Center in The Yocum Library.

For further information about EAP credit courses and placement, please contact:

  • Eleisha Moreno, EAP Program Coordinator 610.372.4721, extension 5094

The ESL Program office is located in Room 104 of The Yocum Library.

For classes in Workplace Literacy or English Survival Skills, please contact:

  • Auria Bradley, Director of Literacy Programs at 610.607.6227, or

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