This course is the continuation of ENGL141. The aim of the course is to develop students’ listening, speaking, reading, writing and study skills. In this course, students will learn how to write comparison and contrast essay by drawing Venn diagram. Moreover, they will study comparison and contrast connectors. Furthermore, students will recognize the differences between facts and opinion sentences and write a four-paragraph opinion essay which includes counter-argument and refutation sentences. So, students will realize the differences between  comparison and contrast essay and opinion essay writing. Furthermore, students will present the required topics regarding presentation techniques. And, students will summarize texts and make inferences by using a variety of reading strategies.