The third course for ALL IN ONE-BENIN students in a sequence of 12 hours designed to teach academic writing of American English. Competence in writing unified and coherent paragraphs is developed through intensive grammar review and extensive composition exercises.


Prerequisite : Placement Test  or a Grade of 50% for (WC 102)


Duration of the Class : 12 hours lecture and practice. 02 quizzes and 02 exams and Additional individual practices.


Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

Demonstrate a working knowledge of primary sentence parts as well as modifiers, qualifiers, and determiners.

Identify the key elements of the essay.

Support their ideas with content from a variety of sources and acknowledge these sources.

Use grammatically-accurate language including appropriate use of subject-verb

Use the elements of the general writing process including brainstorming, planning, drafting, writing and editing.

Use this writing process to produce unified, coherent, well-crafted paragraphs in a variety of organizational patterns, including but not limited to cause/effect and comparison/contrast. These paragraphs will be a minimum of 150 words in length.

Utilize academic register and content-specific vocabulary in writing.

A course in advanced speaking and listening skills in English, with emphasis on presenting, comprehending, and responding to oral argument and other types of academic discourse. Within this framework, the course expands students' vocabulary in a variety of academic and professional fields and enhances note-taking skills.


Prerequisite : Placement Test or a Grade of 80% for (SL 102)


Duration of the Class : 20 hours lecture and practice. 02 quizzes and 02 exams and Additional individual practices.


Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

Discuss in a clear and organized manner a wide range of topics from a variety of academic disciplines.

Identify the organizational structure of college-level lectures and demonstrate note-taking competency.

Perform oral tasks demonstrating control of grammar structures and fluency at intermediate to advanced levels.

Use lecture notes to participate in group discussions, oral presentations, and written tasks.

Use new academic vocabulary in appropriate oral and written contexts.

The third required course in the reading sequence for ALL IN ONE-BENIN learners continues the teaching of academic reading of American English presented in the preceding two courses. Emphasis on the advanced college skills required for success in content courses, including advanced paragraph and essay comprehension, critical reading, textbook and media analysis, and rhetorical patterns.


Prerequisite : Placement Test or a Grade of 80% for (RC 102)


Duration of the class: 12 hours total (20 min twice a week of reading + 02 quizzes + 02 exams)



Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:


Apply a variety of study skills, which may include outlining, using graphic organizers, following directions, note taking, test-taking strategies, mnemonics, and paraphrasing.

Demonstrate mastery of targeted academic vocabulary.

Determine the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary in context using a variety of strategies in order to comprehend text.

Explain and use collocations and idiomatic expressions.

Explain the relationships within and between sentences and paragraphs in a variety of text types and possibly in a variety of media.

Identify stated and implied main ideas, major and minor supporting details, and patterns of organization.

Summarize reading passages using paraphrasing.