Elements of reading, writing and speaking basic English. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, the course. Class Notes: It is mandatory for students to complete all (no partial credit) Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) modules for a total of 16 hours of GROUP TUTORING in Room 3114/3115 (or Room 2220 at the AVI campus), see their advisor at least two times during the semester, complete at least 5 hours of computer assisted learning online, and retake the placement test. DEI (formerly CASH-to-ROI) is worth 15% of the final course grade. Enrollment Requirements: Eligibility for English 098 by placement test scores or Consent of Department Chairperson.