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English 2

This competency-based course is designed to develop reading comprehension, literary analysis, writing and listening and speaking skills. After reviewing the structure of the sentence and the paragraph, students explore the writing process, using a rubric to guide the composition and evaluation of the expository essay. Students read and respond to a variety of literary and informational texts and produce a varied portfolio: an essay of literary analysis, a reflective essay, business correspondence and process/technical writing. After studying and evaluating the rhetoric of persuasion, both in a text and in performance, students write and deliver an original persuasive speech. The competencies in this course are aligned with the English-Language Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools. This course has been approved to satisfy the “b” (English subject area of the UC/CSU “a-g” requirements for freshman admission. The NCAA has approved this course for use in establishing the initial-eligibility certification status of student athletes from schools in the Division.



  1. A minimum reading level of 9.0 as measured by the TABE D7/8 reading comprehension test
  2. Writing fluency at an English 2 placement level, determined by a student writing sample and evaluated by the receiving English instructor
  3. Mastery of the competencies of English 1 (23-09-71)
  4. Recommendation of an instructor and/or a counselor