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UBI1012 ENGLISH I

Synopsis

This course is taken by students who scored MUET Band 1 and 2; as such it is set at CEF Level A2. The course is based on communicative tasks in social contexts at a basic level. Grammatical structures and vocabulary acquisition are embedded within all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) to facilitate successful studies at university level.

Course Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, students are able to:

  1. Identify information from personal and informal short texts on everyday topics. [CEFR A2] PLO1, C2
  2. Identify grammatical structures correctly related to everyday routines. [CEFR A2] PLO1, C2
  3. Write narrative texts related to personal experience. [CEFR A2], PLO5, A1
  4. Participate orally in routine speaking tasks related to everyday situations. [CEFR A2] PLO5, A2

Reference

  1. Dummett, P., Hughes, J., & Wood, K.,   (2015). Navigate: A2   Elementary. Oxford: University Press.
  2. Scivener, J. (2010) Teaching English Grammar. Oxford: MacMimillan Unit.
  3. Carter,C. And McCarthy, M. Cambridge (2012). Grammar of English- A Comprehensive Guide Spoken and   Written English grammar and Usage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  4. Hajibah et.al (2011) Effective Communication Skills. Shah Alam: University Publication Centre.
  5. Soars, L. and J. (2011). New   Headway Elementary Fourth Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

UBI1022 ENGLISH II

Synopsis

This course provides students with the language skills necessary to communicate effectively in different contexts. It focuses on the communicative aspects of conducting discussions and doing oral presentation. In addition, students will develop writing skills for different purposes.

Course Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, students are able to:

  1. To identify information from factual texts related to their field and interest. [CEFR B1] (CLO1, PLO1, C2)
  2. To write descriptive texts on familiar subjects within the field of interest. [CEFR B1] (CLO2, PLO5, A2)
  3. To identify the main points of simpler recorded material about familiar subjects delivered relatively clearly. [CEFR B1] (CLO3, PLO1, C3)
  4. To participate actively in speaking tasks related to familiar topics. [CEFR B1] (CLO4, PLO5, A2)

Reference

  1. Cotton, D., Falvey, D., & Kent, S. (2012). Market leader: Pre-intermediate. Harlow: Pearson Education.
  2. Carter, R. et. al. (2011) English Grammar Today. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.
  3. Coutland, B. and Thill, J. (2006) Business Communication Essentials. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.
  4. Hassan, H. Hassan, the Terrible. A Life of Struggle and Learning.
  5. Hughes, R. and Heah, C. (2006) Common Errors in English. Oxford Fajar: Shah Alam.
  6. Kranz, G. (2007) Communicating Effectively. Collins: New York.
  7. Langan, J. (2012) English Skills. McGraw Hill: New York.
  8. Langan, J. (2009) Sentence Skills. McGraw Hill: New York.
  9. Littlejohn, A. (2005) Company to Company. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.
  10. Shwom, B. and Snyder, L. G. (2012) Business Communication. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.
  11. Taylor, S. (2005) Communication for Business. Harlow: Pearson

UBI2012 ENGLISH FOR SCIENCE

Synopsis

This course enables students to communicate effectively in the science field using English. Students of this course have passed English 2 (UBI 1022) so the level of this course has been set at CEF B1+. This course will focus on developing spoken and written communication skills with an emphasis on the field of science. At the end of the course students will be expected to be able to communicate effectively in real life settings.

Course Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, students are able to:

  1. To identify information from argumentative texts related to their field and interest. [CEFR B1+] (CLO1, PLO1, C2)
  2. To write argumentative texts on a range of familiar subjects within specific field of interest. [CEFR B1+] (CLO2, PLO5, A2)
  3. Identify factual information, general messages and specific details of job related topics through listening activities. [CEFR B1+] (CLO3, PLO1, C3)
  4. To communicate actively in speaking tasks related to their field. [CEFR B1+] (CLO4, PLO5, A2)

Reference

  1. Blass, L., Vargo, M., & National Geographic Learning (Firm), Cengage Learning (Firm), Heinle (Firm). (2014). Pathways: Reading, writing, and critical thinking. Boston, MA: National Geographic Learning.
  2. MacIntyre, P. (2013). Pathways 4: Listening, speaking and critical thinking. Australia: National Geographic Learning.
  3. Foley, M. and Hall, D. (2006). Advanced Learner’s Grammar. Harlow: Pearson Education.
  4. Pfeiffer, W. S., & Adkins, K. E. (2013). Technical communication: A practical approach. Boston: Pearson.
  5. Philpot, S., & Curnick, L. (2007). New Headway Academic Skills: Reading, writing, and study skills. Student's Book Level 3. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  6. Purdue OWL. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
  7. Using English for Academic Purposes. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.uefap.com

UBI2022 ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

Synopsis

This course is taken by students who passed English II (UBI 1022) and builds on the foundation of English proficiency developed in English II extending students’ abilities to communicate proficiently in common business settings at CEFR B1+ level. The focus of this course is on spoken and written communication; listening skills, vocabulary and grammatical accuracy will also be developed to facilitate this goal. Reading ability is also included as an important skill for students to function confidently in business settings. Students will develop skills practising simulated business settings and at the end of the course will be expected to communicate effectively in a range of real life settings.

Course Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, students are able to:

  1. Identify information from argumentative texts related to the field of business. [CEFR B1+] (CLO1, PLO1, C2)
  2. Write argumentative texts on a range of familiar subjects within the field of business. [CEFR B1+] (CLO2, PLO5, A2)
  3. Identify factual information, general messages and specific details of business related topics through listening activities. [CEFR B1+] (CLO3, PLO1, C2)
  4. Communicate actively in speaking tasks related to the field of business. [CEFR B1+] (CLO4, PLO5, A2)

Reference

  1. Banks, T. (2012). Writing for Impact. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  2. Coutland, B. and Thill, J. (2006). Business Communication Essentials. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.
  3. Hughes, J. and Naunton, J. (2017). Business Result Intermediate. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  4. Kranz, G. (2007). Communicating Effectively. Collins: New York.
  5. Powell, M. (2011). Presenting in English. Andover: Heinle, Cengage Learning.
  6. Powell, M. (2011). Dynamic Presentations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  7. Shwom, B. and Snyder, L. G. (2012). Business Communication. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.
  8. Taylor, S. (2005). Communication for Business. Harlow: Pearson

UBI2032 ENGLISH FOR THE ARTS

Synopsis

This course enables students to develop English proficiency necessary for a intermediate level of communication in the field of arts. This course is set at CEFR B1+ for listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. The focus of this course is on the ability to use the language in presentation skills, analysing reading materials and writing compositions in the field of arts. Students will also be exposed to listening materials to enhance their listening skills. Grammar and vocabulary are integrated across all 4 skills to develop students’ language accuracy and to communicate effectively.

Course Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, students are able to:

  1. To write argumentative texts on a range of familiar subjects within specific field of interest.[CEFR B1+] CLO1, PLO5,A2
  2. To communicate actively in speaking tasks related to their field.[CEFR B1+] CLO2, PLO5, A2
  3. To identify information from argumentative texts related to their field and interest. [CEFR B1+] CLO3, PLO1, C2
  4. Identify factual information, general messages and specific details of field related topics through listening activities.[CEFR B1+] CLO4, PLO1, C2

Reference

  1. Aminah Haji Mahmud & Nik Ishah Nik Mahmood (2011). Simple Steps to Grammar. Selangor Darul Ehsan: Grup Buku Karangkraf Sdn Bhd.
  2. Carter, C. & McCarthy, M. (2012). Grammar of English- A Comprehensive Guide Spoken and Written English grammar and Usage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  3. Gympel, J. (2013). The Story of Architecture: From Antiquity to the Present. New Jersey: Innovative Logistic Llc.
  4. Lucas, S. E. (2010). The Art of Public Speaking (10th Ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.
  5. Noorazlina (2010). EAP Crossing Borders. Selangor: Pearson Malaysia Sdn.Bhd

 

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