Courses Catalogue

Ucc1101 English Language Skills

COURSE CODE: UCC1101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Secondary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE JUSTIFICATION:

The entire program is instructed in the English language; all assessments and examinations are written in English. Thus this course is very important in ensuring that the students are grounded in the English language. Communication skills are key both in class and in field work. Tutorials are also conducted in English and communication skills are a must.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course involves theory and oral practice of the language. The student is trained to read write and comprehend English language. Students practice the use of the language as well as communication on various topics.

COURSE AIM

This course is intended for year one semester one students. It is an exposure to English usage. It seeks to work as a remedy and to enhance the usage of language in one‘s daily life. It seeks to enrich the students‘communication skills and, bolster the students‘confidence when using the English language. It also seeks to work as a base for one‘s professional dealings. It cuts across all faculties and schools.

                    

COURSE LEARNING OURCOMES

By the end of the course unit, students should be able to;

·   Explain the basic skills of the English language,

·   Discuss the communication skills,

·   Describe the communication competence,

·   Acquire positive attitude to the acquisition and use of appropriate spoken and written forms, patterns and styles for specific situations.