EF4133: English for Academic Purposes 1

EF4133: English for Academic Purposes 1

Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

Module Title English for Academic Purposes 1
Module Code EF4133
Module Tutor Lynda Chan
School School of Business and Technology
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 4
Brief Description

The module aims to help non-native speakers develop their language and specific skills in the areas of listening, reading and speaking to enable them to contribute to seminars, discussions and presentations.  

Indicative Syllabus

The module includes materials on a number of course related topics. The material is used as the context for the development of vocabulary and language as well as the development of skills in the areas of listening, reading, note-taking, speaking and presentations.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Demonstrateknowledge and understanding of key elements in a variety of text types including articles, case studies, lectures and presentations. (PLO5)
  2. Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and use of appropriate language in academic situations (e.g. presentations and discussions).(PLO8)
  3. Demonstrate appropriate oral skills to enable them to contribute to group presentations, seminar discussions and case studies. (PLO9)
  4. Demonstrate appropriate strategies and skills for discriminative reading, listening and note taking to avoid plagiarism. (PLO6)
  5. Demonstrate problem solving skills relating to key issues in case studies. (PLO5)
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 48
Independent Learning Hours: 102
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 25% Coursework: Group work, presentation: 15 Minutes
002: 75% Coursework: Group work, presentation: 1 hour
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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