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Intensive 5 Reading & Writing – Intermediate

Course number : 7050004   ID : 19148    Section Number : 01N
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Learn on Campus: In Person

The Intensive 5 Reading & Writing course is 125 hours. Intensive 5 Reading & Writing helps you build your pre-academic English skills for future study. The course teaches reading, writing, grammar, critical thinking skills, and test-taking strategies. Students who complete Intensive 5 Reading & Writing can take Intensive Reading & Writing 6, Intensive Speaking & Listening, Specialty, Support ESL, or NOVA Workforce courses in IT, business, and healthcare. 

Prerequisite: Completion of Intensive 4 Reading & Writing - Low-Intermediate or ACLI placement test results. To be successful in their ESL class, students must be able to use NOVA’s digital technology (email, Zoom, CANVAS).

See Student Resources for required books.


Class Details

50 Session(s)
Weekly - Wed, Thu, Fri, Mon, Tue

NOVA Annandale (CM)

Stephen Lewis 

CEUs : 12.5



Please read:  Learn on Campus: In Person - Class meets on campus, on the days, times, and location listed on the class schedule. Please follow COVID-related health and safety guidelines while on NOVA premises. Please stay home if you feel ill.

Note: Should local conditions change requiring restrictions related to COVID-19, the class will switch to fully-remote delivery or put on pause.

This class requires the use of your myNOVA account and the CANVAS online classroom. Please follow these instructions on how to activate your myNOVA account before the first day of class: How to access myNOVA and Canvas



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 05/29/2023, 06/19/2023, 07/04/2023)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
5/24/2023 - 8/4/2023 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM Annandale, NOVA Annandale (CM)  Map, Room: CM-218 Stephen Lewis  Lecture

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