2013-2014 Catalog

RDLS 1150 College Vocabulary

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Course Description

This course helps students broaden their vocabularies in order to communicate more effectively in their academic, professional, and personal lives. Topics include Latin and Greek roots, prefixes and suffixes often found in English words, context clues, academic vocabulary, and higher-level general vocabulary needed for successful college-level reading and writing. Students need basic writing skills, including grammar and spelling, in order to successfully use course words in proper context. This is especially true for the online version of the course, which requires numerous written assignments.