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CODE ELP0200

 
TITLE English for International Students 1

 
LEVEL 00 - Mod Pre-Tert, Foundation, Proficiency & DegreePlus

 
ECTS CREDITS 4

 
DEPARTMENT Centre for English Language Proficiency

 
DESCRIPTION Through a series of communicative activities, participants will improve their language systems in order to enable them to understand and express themselves adequately prior to starting or while enrolled in a course of study at the University of Malta.

Study-Unit Aims:

The study-unit aims to improve participants’ ability to understand written and spoken English as well as express themselves more accurately, fluently and confidently in English at university entry level. The main foci are grammar and vocabulary development.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge & Understanding:

By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- Identify the main features of writing in English;
- Select vocabulary appropriate to context and task from within the academic register;
- Identify different aspects of English grammar;
- Develop a broader range of vocabulary.

2. Skills:

By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- Write texts in English with more accuracy;
- Express themselves in English with a higher degree of confidence;
- Communicate more effectively in English in an academic context.

Main Text/s and any supplementary readings:

Reading material will be made available during the lectures.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (2 Hours) Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Larissa Attard
Jean Theuma

 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
It should be noted that all the information in the study-unit description above applies to the academic year 2017/8, if study-unit is available during this academic year, and may be subject to change in subsequent years.
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First Year Students Registrations
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September Examinations Timetable 2016
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Undergraduate Semester 1 Timetable 2016/2017
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Postgraduate Semester 1 Timetable 2016/2017
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