As the last course in English as a Second Language, this component is designed to increase and refine skills in reading speed, comprehension and retention; in writing organization, fluency, clarity and style; and in understanding and applying advanced grammatical concepts to enhance both comprehension and expression in English. Group interaction, critical thinking skills and appreciation of cultural differences in learning approaches are incorporated in instructional techniques. (Note: A total of 12 credits from EAP 1695 and EAP 1500 can be used for graduation credit. Credit is only given for EAP 1685 or EAP 1686 or EAP 1695.)
Prerequisite: EAP 1595 or an appropriate score on the standardized placement test for ESL.