May 20, 2022  
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

READ 103 - Vocabulary Development

2 hrs (Sem I, II)
This course is designed to teach students how to learn more systematically the meanings of new words. Emphasis will be placed on inferring the meanings of words by studying context, determining word meaning by analyzing the base words and affixes, and the usage of a desk dictionary to locate definitions, synonyms, etymologies, pronunciations, and spelling. Students who have completed one or more semesters of developmental reading and scored above the developmental reading comprehension level may fulfill the developmental reading requirements by earning a C or better in this course. This course is also open to all students for enrichment if the students’ placement or test scores are above the developmental reading levels. Not open to students concurrently enrolled in READ 009  or READ 011 . 2 class hours.