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CODE ENG1061

 
TITLE English Proficiency for International Students

 
LEVEL 01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 2

 
DEPARTMENT Centre for English Language Proficiency

 
DESCRIPTION The study-unit is designed to address some of problems faced by foreign students when using English and provides support both in writing and speaking to improve their accuracy and fluency.

Study-unit Aims

The study-unit aims to improve the level of proficiency in English of foreign students.

Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge & Understanding: By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- review existing basic knowledge of the structure of English
- identify and correct errors in their own writing
- work with a variety of text types
- Understand the function of, and write effective, topic sentences

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

- edit their own writing
- Use cohesive devices to link paragraphs/ideas throughout a piece of writing
- Use appropriate verb tense according to section type
- link phrases, by using connectives and relative clauses, to produce more complex sentences
- conceptualise the components/rules of English pronunciation

Main Text/s and any supplementary readings

Students will be made aware of resource material they can make use of individually to improve their grasp of the language on an ongoing basis.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite Qualifications: A screening test is administered to determine eligibility

This study-unit is only offered to foreign students.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (1 Hour) Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Daniela Brockdorff

 
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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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