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CENTRE FOR MODERN LANGUAGES & HUMAN SCIENCES

UHL2422 ENGLISH FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

Code

UHL2422

Name

ENGLISH FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

Prerequisite

UHL2412 English for Academic Communication

Synopsis

The course is designed for technical communication relevant to academic and professional purposes. It provides opportunities for students to learn and employ language skills and strategies appropriate to written and spoken technical communication for professional audiences. In the course, students are required to listen to, evaluate, organize, present and write technical information. The contents of the course consist of, but not limited to, technical descriptions, processes and procedures, feasibility and recommendation reports. Additionally, students have the advantage to collaborate in teams while performing activities assigned to them. Students are encouraged to benefit in language learning when they engage in self-access activities.

Objectives

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

  1. Determine salient information from listening tasks related to technical information;
  2. Demonstrate using appropriate delivery strategies and appropriate content in individual and group presentations;
  3. Analyse technical reading materials and documents; and
  4. Write technical documents using specific language and relevant

Coordinator

Farah Liyana Ahmad A’Azmey

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