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 Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

Parts of Speech (11 Hours)

·        Verbs, Adjectives,Adverbs, Nouns, Pronouns, Conjunctions, Prefix and suffix

·        Prepositions,Interjections, Comparatives and superlatives and articles

Tenses (11 Hours)

·        Present simple, past simple , present perfect, present continuous , present, perfect continuous , past continuous ,future simple , past perfect, future perfect continuous , future continuous

 

Writing (7 Hours)

·        What is a sentence?, The structure of a sentence, Fragments, Clauses and phrases, Paragraphs

·        Descriptive writing , Narrative writing , Expository writing , Persuasive Writing , Writing letters

·        Punctuation

Reading (8 Hours)

·        Introduction to Phonetics

·        Vowel sounds

·        Combining vowels and consonants

·        Three syllable words

·        Four syllable words

·        Five ten syllable words

·        Ten and above syllables

·        Pronunciation

Speaking English (8 Hours)

·        Self-introduction in present simple

·        Strong telling in past simple, Building vocabulary power, Pronunciation,

Proverbs and saying, How to apply tenses in speech

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

§  Lectures

§  Reading assignments

§  Practical assignments

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

§  Whiteboard and Markers

§  Flip Charts