English Language Program - Foundational Vocabulary

Course Code
ELP 106  Credits
Title Foundational Vocabulary 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course builds a student’s vocabulary beyond the most frequent words of English. Students continue to expand their vocabularies by adding more words, learning their pronunciations, spellings, and syntactic categories. Students continue to learn more derivational prefixes and suffixes and develop skill in using the morphology of English to guess the meanings of unfamiliar words. Students continue to learn the ways words relate to each other and learn to use these relationships to guess more unfamiliar words in context. Students begin to use English-English dictionaries. B or higher in ELP 096 and instructor permission OR placement test and instructor permission.