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5L. English, Research, and Environmental Issues

Colwrit 5L. English, Research, and Environmental Issues

3 units

Are you passionate about the environment?  In this course, students will explore the ongoing discourse about this topic as they improve their English language listening, speaking, reading, writing, and note-taking English language skills while focusing on current issues and debates related to environmental issues.  The course includes instruction on how to discuss, analyze, and critique lectures, videos, and readings; write or tape responses and syntheses; as well as opportunities to further research and present on an environmental topic or movement of specific interest. Students will also apply their knowledge first-hand in a fieldwork component.

Please note, students enrolling in Colwrit/ESL 5L course must take an online placement exam.