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ENG-101

Functional English (Compulsory)

UON > Functional English (Compulsory)
Course ID
ENG-101
Campus
New
Level
Graduate
Semester
I
Credit
3(3-0)
Method
Lecture

Textbook(s):  

  • Depraetere, I., and Langford, C. (2019). Advanced English grammar: A linguistic approach. Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • Hawkins, P. (2018). Introducing phonology (Vol. 7). Routledge.
  • Siemund, P. (2018). Speech acts and clause types: English in a cross-linguistic context. Oxford University Press.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the prospective teachers will be able to:

  • To develop the ability to communicate effectively.
  • To enable the students to read effectively and independently any intermediate-level text.
  • To make the experience of learning English more meaningful and enjoyable.

Course Outline:

  • To understand and use English to express ideas and opinions related to students real life experiences inside and outside the classroom.
  • To give reasons (substantiating) justify their view.
  • To understand and use signal markers.
  • To ask and answer relevant questions to seek information, clarification etc.
  • To Identify main idea/topic sentences
  • Find specific information quickly
  • Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information according to purpose for Reading
  • Recognize and interpret cohesive devices
  • Distinguish between fact and opinion
  • Guess the meanings of unfamiliar words using context clues
  • Use word formation rules for enhancing vocabulary
  • Use the dictionary for finding out meanings and use of unfamiliar words
  • Writing Skills
  • Grammar in Context
  • Tenses; meaning &use
  • Modals
  • Use of active and passive voice