Critical Reading & Writing

ENGL 102

In this course we’ll develop and practice the reading, writing and critical thinking strategies needed for analyzing and responding to academic texts. You’ll strengthen your grammar, organization and vocabulary skills to improve accuracy and fluency in your writing.

Designed For

Non-native English speakers who want to build confidence and develop key academic reading, writing and communication strategies for college-level study, and/or those who want to satisfy the UW English Language Proficiency Requirement (ELPR).

Attendance and Workload

All Early Fall Start courses require the same amount of academic work as any other UW course, and full attendance and participation is required. In general, each course requires about 10 hours of homework each week.


The instructor will vary depending on the course section.

Dates & Times

Aug 22–Sep 15, 2017

UW Seattle
9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.