English Communication for Postgraduate Engineering Students

Fall 2017 (1 credit)

Course Description

LANG 5030 is an English for Academic Purposes course specially designed to assist postgraduate students in addressing linguistic challenges while pursuing a MSc in Engineering. It aims to enhance students’ academic presentation, discussion and writing skills. Students will also learn how to make use of existing electronic resources and various English dictionaries for effective and life-long learning.

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Intended Learning Outcomes

  • Students can participate actively and express their ideas effectively in discussions
  • Students can convey their ideas clearly in presentations and writing
  • Students can recognize the concept of plagiarism
  • Students can demonstrate understanding of academic referencing skills in their writing
  • Students can make use of electronic resources and various English dictionaries to support their English language learning