Full Title:English 5
Module Code:ENGL B7Z19
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2012/13 ( September 2012 )
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Read with good comprehension a range of academic texts at C1 level, including questionnaires, survey results and research reports.
  2. Write a short report on the findings of their mini-project, using appropriate academic language (vocabulary and grammar) at C1 level.
  3. Listen to spoken academic discourse at C1 level with good comprehension of key points and detail.
  4. Interview (or survey) participants for a small-scale research project using appropriate academic language (vocabulary and grammar) at C1 level.
  5. Analyse own language use, identifying strengths and weaknesses.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Reading
Academic and non-academic reading at C1 level. Reading questionnaires, survey results and reports with comprehension of key points and detail.
Writing
Writing questionnaires. Writing an academic report, executive summary, introduction, describing research methods, discussing data, drawing conclusions.
Preparing for Work Placement
Writing a CV. Writing a covering letter to apply for a job. Sending a job application in a formal email. Preparing for a job interview: using language to discuss one's skills, experience and qualifications. Simulating a job interview.
Listening
Academic listening at C1 level. Understanding spoken surveys, interviews and discussions of research findings. Non-academic listening at C1 level.
Speaking
Carrying out an interview. Asking advanced questions from a questionnaire. Discussing your findings. Pronunciation in context.
Grammar
Advanced question forms for questionnaires and interviews. Passive forms (in all the tenses) for report writing. Reporting.
Vocabulary
Academic Vocabulary: language of report writing; describing a research method; discussing data, findings and conclusions; reporting what others say; opinions and ideas. Non-academic vocabulary in context at C1 level.
Strategy Training
Developing self-awareness. Noticing own spoken language. Using recordings to develop self-awareness.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Project Mini research project. 1,2,3,4,5 40.00 0 0 n/a 0
Practical/Skills Evaluation Listening comprehension test at C1 level. 3 20.00 0 0 n/a 0
Oral Examination/Interview Oral exam to assess fluency and accuracy at C1 level. Students may be interviewed on their projects. 1 20.00 0 0 n/a 0
Class Test Assessment of reading, writing and use of English at C1 level. 1 20.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Tutorial Small-group communicative language teaching session. 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study Self-study language development tasks, e.g., in vocabulary and grammar. Writing tasks with corrections and feedback. 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading Exercises in intensive and extensive reading. 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • McCarthy, M. and O'Dell, F. 2005, English Vocabulary in Use Upper Intermediate [ISBN: 0521677432]
  • Lott, H. 2005, Real English Grammar: Intermediate to Upper Intermediate [ISBN: 0462007448]
  • Hewings, M. 2005, Advanced Grammar in Use
  • Mc Carthy, M. and O'Dell, F. 2008, Academic Vocabulary in Use
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

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