This course provides additional support to English 101 students, emphasizing critical thinking, reading, and writing appropriate to academic literacy. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Class Notes: English 97 CG must be taken concurrently with English 101 CG. An automatic drop will occur if the student is not enrolled in both of the paired sections. Enrollment Requirements: CCCRTW score of 4+, a grade of C or better in English 96/Intcomm 100/BOTH English 100 AND Reading 125, or consent of department. All students enrolled in a section of English 097 MUST also register for the corresponding section of English 101.