his course will keep helping students on the reading, writing, and speaking skills. Strong emphasis is placed on the acquisition of new vocabulary, reinforced by daily speaking and composition exercises. The various activities are designed to increase the student’s threshold in reading comprehension, particularly when encountering longer texts with unfamiliar vocabulary. Supplementary materials offer subject matter at a challenging level of difficulty, and may include short books, lengthy articles from newspapers, magazines, journals, or readings from similar sources.