LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION AND PRESENTATION SKILLS
This course provides enhanced competency for language. This course would explain techniques and key fetures like phonemes, syllables, intonations, stress,and language comprehension skills for understanding and learning any language, especially English language.
The course aims at developing linguistic competence by focusing on basic language skills in integration to make the use of language in context. The course objectives are to enhance student's language skill management capacity, comprehend text in context, respond to language in context and write structured responses.
1. Listening skills
Listening to small speech extracts.
Oral synthesis of thoughts and ideas.
2. Pronunciation Skills
Pronouncing English Phonemes.
Recognizing phonemic symbols.
Practicing intonation patterns in simple sentences.
Conflict resolution through Panel Discussion.
3. Comprehension Skills
Comparing and Contrasting.
Relating Background Knowledge.
Distinguishing between fact and opinion
Finding the main idea
Comprehending the text patterns
Investigating implied ideas in a text
Purpose and tone of the text.
4. Presentation skills.
1. Listening process, function and competency 2nd edition by Worthington, D., and Fitcher- Hauser, M. 2018.
2. The Complete Presentation Handbook. Kogan Page Ltd, 2008. by Siddons, S.
1. Midterm: 30 marks
2. Sessional: 20 marks
- Assignment 5 marks
- Tasks 10 marks
- Participation 3 marks
- Attendance 2 marks
Class (BS2 SS1)
Wednesday 2:00 pm- 3:30 pm
Thursday 3:30 pm-5 pm
Class (BS2 SS2)
Thursday 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Friday 3:30 pm-5:00 pm