This course is designed for students who have successfully completed ENGL0085 Int Reading & Writing or students with Accuplacer Reading scores between 64-77. The course begins with a review of inferences, organizational tools used by authors, and techniques to develop effective paragraphs in response to assigned reading, followed by more advanced concepts. These include distinguishing fact from opinion, determining purpose and tone, evaluating arguments, and demonstrating essay-level skills in response to assigned reading and topics. Students who complete this course with a C or better will fulfill their developmental reading and writing requirements. Prerequisites: Completion of ENGL0085 Int Reading & Writing with a C or better OR an Accuplacer Reading Test score between 64-77.