Micro-Credential Credit Bearing

Micro-Credential in
English for Communication


Course Category:

Academic Development Skill, English Language Skills

Mode of Delivery: 

Conventional / ODL

Language of Instruction:


Level of the Course:

Year 1


Not Applicable

Credit Value:

3 credits


14 Academic Weeks

Total Learning Hours:

120 hours


In Communications, learners will develop their speaking and listening skills in a variety of social and academic situations. They will become increasingly more proficient in delivering oral presentations in a classroom setting, and in effectively using a variety of visual aids to enhance their delivery and message. Speakers will communicate on matters related to a variety of academic and/or social events, and listeners will be able to identify topics and specific details in a variety of conversations, lectures and/or class presentations.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Participate in small group discussions/meetings where they express and qualify opinions and reservations, and express approval and disapproval on a variety of issues.
  2. Give a presentation (10 to 15 minutes) that develops a topic within area of specialization and deal effectively with follow up questions.
  3. Use specialized vocabulary to describe concepts, events and situations in a business or design context.
  4. Demonstrate ability to follow and comprehend a presentation, lecture or talk within their own field.

Assessment Methods 
and Types:

Quiz 20%, Homework 20%, Mid Term 30% & Final Exam 30%

Content Outline:

  1. How to listen & factors affecting listening
  2. Predicting content, listening for gist, taking notes & recognizing signposts
  3. Taking notes & Recognizing signposts
  4. Using visuals & Listening for details
  5. Listening for gist & Taking notes
  6. Speaking conversational topics & Keeping a conversation going
  7. Taking notes & Listening for Details
  8. Presentations, Spoken punctuation, Giving opinions, Agreeing & Disagreeing.
  9. Understanding incomplete speech, contractions & linking
  10. Asking questions in a survey, Register & Reporting results
  11. Supporting an argument, Understanding words in context & taking notes
  12. Presentation, Rephrasing, Explaining, Giving examples and Supporting arguments
  13. Dealing with longer listening
  14. Presentation & dealing with questions

Additional Requirement:


Entry Requirement:

Minimum Age: 18 years old

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