Courses Catalogue

English Language Skills

COURSE CODE: UCC 1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Computer Science, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Course Content

Parts of Speech (11 Hours)

  • Verbs, Adjectives , Adverbs , Nouns, Pronouns, Conjunctions, Prefix and suffic.
  • 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

 

Prerequisites:   None

 

Mode of Delivery

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments

Instructional Materials and / or Equipment

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts