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READ 021 - Basic Reading

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: Appropriate placement through the Rio Hondo Assessment process
Corequisite: READ 021L

This course is designed for students who want to improve their reading skills in order to succeed in other college classes. Students learn how to read and understand short works of fiction and nonfiction as well as key vocabulary words associated with college and everyday life through context clues, word parts, and dictionary usage. Students also learn to recognize transitions, main ideas, and supporting details. This is a non-degree applicable course and is offered on a pass/no pass basis. All students are required to concurrently enroll in the Reading Lab (READ 021L).

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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