ENG.098A is designed to develop the strategies, skills, and attitudes necessary for reading college-level texts. Based on reading placement score, completion of the English self-placement quiz, and discussion with an academic advisor, students may enroll in ENG.098 in conjunction with ENG.110 Introduction to Academic Writing, ENG.111 Freshman Composition, or another course with college-level reading. Students will learn and practice a variety of reading strategies they can use to better understand why they read. In addition to strategic reading, emphasis will be on integrating critical thinking with reading, reading comprehension, reading flexibility, and expanding vocabulary. With an instructor facilitating, students will develop existing reading skills in an interactive, collaborative setting. Prerequisites: None Corequisite: ENG.110, ENG.111, or a class with college level reading.