English for Communication
Academic Development Skill, English Language Skills
Mode of Delivery:
Conventional / ODL
Language of Instruction:
Level of the Course:
14 Academic Weeks
Total Learning 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.
- Participate in small group discussions/meetings where they express and qualify opinions and reservations, and express approval and disapproval on a variety of issues.
- Give a presentation (10 to 15 minutes) that develops a topic within area of specialization and deal effectively with follow up questions.
- Use specialized vocabulary to describe concepts, events and situations in a business or design context.
- Demonstrate ability to follow and comprehend a presentation, lecture or talk within their own field.
Quiz 20%, Homework 20%, Mid Term 30% & Final Exam 30%
- How to listen & factors affecting listening
- Predicting content, listening for gist, taking notes & recognizing signposts
- Taking notes & Recognizing signposts
- Using visuals & Listening for details
- Listening for gist & Taking notes
- Speaking conversational topics & Keeping a conversation going
- Taking notes & Listening for Details
- Presentations, Spoken punctuation, Giving opinions, Agreeing & Disagreeing.
- Understanding incomplete speech, contractions & linking
- Asking questions in a survey, Register & Reporting results
- Supporting an argument, Understanding words in context & taking notes
- Presentation, Rephrasing, Explaining, Giving examples and Supporting arguments
- Dealing with longer listening
- Presentation & dealing with questions
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Pathway to the Qualification
Entry Requirement of the Origin Programme