Academic Reading 3 (CPEN 0886)

This course includes comprehension of passages at the grade 11 level, textbook reading skills, continued work on reading speed, understanding of literature, and enhanced vocabulary study with broadening work on the Academic Word List (AWL). Inferential reading skills and ability to summarize main and supporting points are stressed more than at the CPEN 0766 level. Note: this course is also a prerequisite for CPEN 0995.


  • Completion of CPEN 0766 or equivalent with a minimum 'C' grade, OR
  • English Language Assessment (ELA) with minimums of 14 in essay, 40 in reading, 25 in speaking and 23 in listening OR
  • Canada Language benchmark* (CLB) 7 with minimum 8 in Reading (*no CLBPT results)

 course outline

* Note: The CRNs listed below could be restricted to specific program areas.

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