IFP: Academic English

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Title

Academic   English

Level

3

Version


Contact  

Paul Toft

Email

p.j.toft@staffs.ac.uk

VLE




Pattern   of Delivery

(MAVS)

Month module starts and   ends/submission dates

Start   of Teaching

End of Teaching

Submission date

September

December

December

OR



January

April

April


Credits

15

Core   on which award:

International Foundation Programme




Contact   Hours

48

Independent   Study Hours

102

Total   Learning Hours

150


Delivery   Site(s)

Stoke Campus, UG, Semester 2

CDUT, China, UG, Semester 2

GIST, China, UG, Semester 2




Cost   Centre


Cost   Centre Description



Subject

Subject   Description

Subject   %

Hesa   Subject %



Pre-requisites


Co-requisites




Disqualified   Combinations



Module   Learning Outcomes


Assesses   which University ‘8’

1. Participate in an academic seminar discussion where you   will demonstrate academic English speaking and listening skills.

Application

Communication

2. Demonstrate   academic listening skills by responding to questioning and / or completing a   given task, following a lecture / presentation.

Analysis

Knowledge & Understanding

3. Evidence that you are able to write at an appropriate   academic level for continuing to Level 4 study.

Enquiry

Reflection




Indicative   Content


The aim of this module is to prepare you for further study   by introducing you to different teaching and learning methods you will   encounter in university life. You will develop your academic English language   skills in writing, speaking and listening through the course of this module.


Learning   Strategies


You may participate in seminars and group discussions,   talking about various academic topics (linked where possible with the   academic lectures you have heard). These activities will help you to improve   your understanding of English and spoken English in academic situations.
 
 

You'll also start to develop study skills that will help   you to get the most out of being at university and studying.


Assessment   Details


1) Participation in a recorded seminar discussion (30%)


2) Written Personal Academic Development Plan (1500 words)   (70%) (LO 1, 2 and 3)


The Development Plan will draw on some of the information   from lectures and seminars during this module to give an account of your   progress to date in developing English language and study skills. You will   also identify some personal development points identified during this module   with suggestions as to how you will develop your skills further.


Resources


Access to library and IT resources
  An advanced learner's English dictionary
 
 


Texts


The tutor will be able to recommend useful books to help   you with your writing. Another very useful resource is the Internet, where   there are numerous sites which focus on academic writing. As for the material   for your topic itself, you'll find your information largely from the   university library and the Internet.
 
  There are many books which can help you develop your academic writing skills.   Here are some suggested texts:
 
  Cottrell, S. (2008) The Study Skills   Handbook, Basingstoke: Palgrave/Macmillan
 
  Price, G. and P. Maier (2007) Effective   Study Skills: Unlock your Potential Harlow, Pearson


Special   Admission Requirements





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