Courses Catalogue

English Language Skills

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

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 to meet the demand in the field of global communication to enable them to acquire placement anywhere with ease and confidence.

COURSE OBJECTIVES


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

§   Achieve an acceptable Level of proficiency in the use of the English language.

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

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

§    Learn  and  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:

§   Explain the basic skills of the English language

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

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

§   Write a composition

§   Present a story or a composition before the classmates.