Courses Catalogue

English Language Skills

COURSE CODE: UCC1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Electrical Engineering, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is intended for improving proficiency of students; majorly students for non-English speaking countries. It seeks to enhance the usage of the English language for students’ academic goals. It aims to build the confidence of students in English language.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

To help students achieve proficiency in English and develop their professional communication skills in order to fulfill the demands of global communication enabling them to acquire placement anywhere with ease and confidence.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

1.      Achieve an acceptable level of proficiency in the use of the English language

2.      Practice speaking English following the techniques and concepts of effective communication

3.      Apply English in writing memos, letters, and business and research reports

4.      Practice different techniques for the improvement of their listening, reading, speaking and writing skills

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

1.      Explain the basic skills of the English language

2.      Construct sentences using conjunctions, pronouns, nouns, verbs and adjunctions

3.      Practice of writing memos, letters, and business and research reports.

4.      Write a composition

5.      Present a story or a composition before their classmates