Introduction to Academic English (Module from Higher Diploma in Information Technology (Computing))

 

Course Code34Z130390
Title of CourseIntroduction to Academic English (Module from Higher Diploma in Information Technology (Computing))
CEF Sector
Course ObjectivesThe Introduction to Academic English course is designed to help students develop their competence in reading, writing, listening and presentation skills for academic purposes. Students will be exposed to different types of texts to develop efficient reading skill. Reading will also involve activities and discussions leading to effecting writing. Students will write paragraphs and will also be trained to edit and revise their own as well as their peer’s writing. They are also encouraged to further apply skills of critical thinking and opinion expression to their writing and speaking tasks.
Learning OutcomesN/A
Assessment and Completion Requirement(A) Assessment Items and Their Weightings: (1) Assignments: 30% (2) Group Presentation: 30% (3) Class participation: 10% (4) Examination: 30% (B) Completion Requirements: (1) Attendance Requirement: 70% (2) Overall passing mark: 40% (C) CEF Reimbursement Requirements: (1) Attendance Requirement: 70% (2) Overall passing marks: 50%
Contact Hours and Mode of Delivery50 hours (include 3 hours examination) (FT/PT)
Duration12-14 week
Medium of instructionEnglish
RemarksThis course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

 

 

 

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