Skim for main ideas.
Identify implied main ideas.
Scan for specific information.
Differentiate between main and supporting ideas
Use clues to determine the meaning of new words
Distinguish fact from opinion.
Make inferences based on info in the passage
Apply the writing process.
Comprehend conversations and long discussions both in social and in academic contexts as well as academic lectures.
Comprehend and Use culturally appropriate speech acts.
Take and organize lecture notes that could be used as the basis for class discussion and activities.
Express her/himself fluently and comprehensibly both in social and in academic contexts.
Participate in debates using accurate, academic language, and a logical organisation of ideas.
Demonstrate her/his acquired academic skills in group presentations.
Present her/his arguments in a well structured academic written form.
Report on how s/he would handle a given problem related to their field of study.
Critically read an academic text.
Paraphrase, summarize and synthesize a variety of academic texts.
Apply the steps of scientific method to solve a given problem.
Make scientific observations.
Distinguish between positive and negative connotations.
Distinguish among observations, facts, opinions, inferences, and assumptions.
Make inferences based on premises.
Recognize good arguments.
Detect faulty arguments.