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UHL1422 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC SKILLS

Code

UHL1422

 

Name

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC SKILLS

 

Prerequisite

UHL1412 FOUNDATION ENGLISH

 

Synopsis

This course primarily aims to help students improve communicative performance in academic settings. This is achieved by involving essential language skills including dictionary skills and grammar practices. Students are exposed to the principles of verbal and written communications for academic purposes namely presentation skills and academic writing. They are also introduced to effective listening, note-taking and note making strategies, which are aimed to help them cope with the learning environment. The use of related online materials are incorporated in the subject to include the element of technology in language learning.

 

Objectives

By the end of semester, students should be able to:

  1. Transfer information from general listening texts to non-linear forms using accurate language
  2. Produce appropriate and relevant content in written and spoken communication
  3. Apply appropriate and accurate language in written and spoken communication
  4. Apply reading comprehension strategies to extract information from reading texts
  5. Demonstrate appropriate and effective delivery styles in spoken communication

Coordinator

Sarah binti Hj Zulkiple

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