Academic English (HUMA 102)
English and Scientific Methods Department
Introduction to Academic English is a course catering for the language needs of students who are able to function in an academic environment but have certain deficiencies in oral/written communication. The course is designed to brush up on basic language and academic skills. It highlights the importance of improving the different language skill areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as the language content of grammar and vocabulary. All skills are integrated and presented in an academic context. Students learn to write paragraphs, read critically, listen to lectures and take notes, use grammar effectively, and become more effective learners.