A general course that enhances language skills and provides coverage of basic grammar, vocabulary, reading, and writing for foundation students. It deals with basic competence in reading, through exercises on getting main ideas, guessing meaning from context, understanding details, predicting and inferencing. Writing development from paragraph to composition, proceeding through writing and developing of topics sentences, supporting sentences and paragraph writing is the focus of the course. Writing and reading build vocabulary through exercises and dictionary use and cloze exercises. The latter develop grammar where the use of nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs, transition signals, the reconstructing of sentences and main and subordinating clauses is practiced.