ESL Reading Courses

Herkimer College offers three courses that teach international students to successfully read the English language.

ES 110 Essentials of Reading - ESL

This course provides the entry level college ESL student will a review of the basics of reading from decoding to comprehension and vocabulary development.

ES 111 Intermediate Reading - ESL

This course provides the intermediate level college ESL student with continued practice in basic reading skills as well as an introduction to more sophisticated reading skills, including making inferences, synthesizing information, and distinguishing between facts and opinions.

ES 112 Advanced Reading - ESL

This course is designed to provide students with continued opportunities to develop vocabulary and comprehension skills. Students will begin to study specific elements of academic reading and successful note-taking required in college degree programs.