Courses Catalogue

Introduction To The Study Of English

COURSE CODE: ENL 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

The importance of English (9 hours)

  • The global spread and international status of English
  • English in Africa.

The use of English (9 hours)

  • As a first language
  • As a second language
  • As a foreign language

Types of English (15 hours)

  • Received pronunciation (R.P)
  • Other varieties
  • British and American English
  • Spoken and written English
  • English for general and specific purposes (EGP & ESP)

English Language Teaching (12 hours)

  • Teaching of English as a second language (TOESL)
  • Teaching of English as a foreign language (TOEFL)
  • Linguistics in English Language Teaching.

TEACHING-LEARNING METHODS

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Discussions

TEACHING-LEARNING MATERIALS

  •  Whiteboard and markers
  •   Flip charts
  •   LCD Projectors
  •   CDs, DVDs and Tapes