LANG 5030

English Communication for Postgraduate Engineering Studies

This 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. Graded P or F.

Intended Learning Outcomes

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

1. Make effective presentations, and be able to evaluate their fellow classmates’ presentation skills.

2. Participate effectively in and conduct seminar discussions.

3. Develop strategies for effective listening and speaking in academic contexts.

4. Develop strategies for writing accurately in academic contexts.