LANG 5000

Foundation in Listening & Speaking for Postgraduate Students

For students whose level of spoken English is lower than ELPA Level 4 (Speaking) when they enter the University. The course addresses the immediate linguistic needs of research postgraduate students for oral communication on campus using English. To complete the course, students are required to attain at least ELPA Level 4 (Speaking). Graded P or F.

Intended Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

1. Use more accurate pronunciation and more appropriate features of connected speech for effective communication.

2. Express views about academic and social topics with more appropriate topic development and coherence.

3. Show progress in their skills in listening for features in English texts to improve their own development of speaking skills.