English 140 is for students who have mastered the basic skills identified in English 130. The course uses an integrated approach and is designed to increase competence in all areas of language – reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing. The students will develop skills in writing narrative, descriptive, and expository multi-paragraph compositions, as well as business correspondence and research assignments. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to write and self-edit a well constructed expository essay with a minimum of structural, grammatical, and spelling errors. They may choose to continue their studies in English 150 or an Aurora College certificate program.