Last Updated: 19 December 2019
Reading Skills (2)

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Course No. & Code: 
ENGL 1251
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The general objective of this course is to provide teaching-learning activities which should enable the students to write a good paragraph on a particular topic. The paragraph should be well-organized, well developed and well-connected. It should: have a key sentence expressing the main idea; have details supporting ideas; and have clearly related sentences, following each other in an orderly way. Specific performance objectives: by the end of this course, students should be able to (outline a paragraph by choosing a main idea and details to support it, start with a suitable sentence, introducing the topic and controlling idea of the paragraph, follow the topic sentence with sentences expressing the supporting details, connect the sentences in a logical and orderly way, observe cohesion, using transitional devices, use proper punctuation).

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