Course outline                                    Spring -2020

Course title : Language comprehension & Presentation skills

BS II ( Reg , SS)

Course code : URCE-5102

Credit Hours : 03 

Instructor: Madiha Jameel

E.mail : madihajamil03@gmail.com 

Introduction to course

The Course aims at developing grammatical comptence of the learners to use grammatical structures in context in order to make the experience of learning English more meaningful.

Course Pre-requisites 

  •  Nil

Learning outcomes

The objectives of the course are to:

  •  Reinforce the basics of grammar 
  • Understand the basics meaningful units of language 
  • Introduce the functional aspect of grammatical categories
  • Comprehend language use
  • Enable the students  to write structured response(s).

Textbooks to be used for the course:

  • :  Hancock, M. (2012). English pronunciation in use intermediate with answers. Cambridge University Press.
  •  Mandel, S. (2000). Effective presentation skills: A practical guide for better speaking. Crisp Pub.
  •  Mikulecky, B. S., & Jeffries, L. (2007). Advanced reading power. Allyn & Bacon.
  •  Siddons, S. (2008). The complete presentation skills handbook: How to understand and reach your audience for maximum impact and success. Kogan Page Publishers.
  •  Worthington, D. L., & Fitch-Hauser, M. E. (2018). Listening: Processes, functions, and competency. Routledge.
  •  Yule, G. (2016). The study of language. Cambridge University Press.

 

Timetable 

Day Class Timing
Monday BS 2nd Reg , BS 2nd SS       10:00-11:00 AM,   1;00-2;00 pm
Tuesday BS 2nd SS  1:00-2:00 PM
Wednesday BS 2nd Reg , BS 2nd SS  10:00-11:00 AM,    1:00-2:00 PM
Thursday    
Friday   11:00-12:00

Evaluation / Assessment criteria

sessional :      20

Project :           05

Presentations: 05

Participation :   05

Attendance :     05

Mid term exam : 30

Final term exam : 50

 

 

Course Material