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 Content and Outline


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 continuou


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