Program Goals and Outcomes

English reading and writing program goals and outcomes

The online Comprehensive English: Reading and Writing Skills Program can help prepare students to improve their grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills.

Comprehensive English: Reading and Writing Skills

Certificate 8-12 mo Total cost $299
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To improve students’ communication skills by developing grammar skills, the ability to write complete sentences and coherent paragraphs, library research skills, and vocabulary.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Use reading techniques such as context and scanning to determine the meanings of unfamiliar words and information
  • Identify features of writing such as topic sentences, supporting details, and other organizational features of paragraphs
  • Recognize elements of writing such as parts of speech and sentences, simile, metaphor, imagery, inference, bias, and the elements of fiction
  • Recognize nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions, and other parts of speech
  • Identify correct usage of words and parts of a sentence such as plurals, prepositions, and punctuation
  • Differentiate between independent and dependent clauses, and identify correct use of sentence structure
  • Compose a unified and fully-developed paragraph free of common errors
  • Write a three-to-five paragraph factual composition with an introduction, a body, and a conclusion, and a formal business letter on the topic of a complaint
  • Comprehend the skills necessary to write an effective essay, such as correct word usage, avoiding run-on sentences, and professional tone
  • Write a coherent, well-organized personal essay of between 750 and 2,500 words that is free of spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors

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