Course no. and code: 1102 Najam
Credit hours : 9 hours
Text book : Skills in English by Terry Phillip
Marks: 60 marks = for semester work
40 mark= for final exam
Content and objectives:
This course is part of the four level skills in English series. The series as a whole prepares students to study wholly or partly in English medium at tertiary level.
At each level there are four courses ,each dealing with a discrete skill: Listening, speaking, reading or writing
T The focus in a particular course is very definitely on that skill.
In all four skills books, the course is organized into 10 themes, each with
a a particular thematic focus.
The 10 themes are:
Theme 1: Education
Theme 2: Daily life
Theme 3: Work and business
Theme 4: science and nature
Theme 5: The Physical world
Theme 6: Culture and civilization
Theme 7: They made our world
Them 8: Art and literature
Theme 9:Sports and Leisure
Theme 10: Nutrition and Health
Reading and Reading resource Book
is to introduce students with an elementary level of general English to the basic skills involved in doing reading research in English.
The course comprises the student's book and the reading resource book.
The reading resource book is a key feature of the course. The inclusion of this component has several clear advantages:
* Text don't have to appear in full in the student's book ,which means that student s can be trained in preparing carefully for reading by looking at parts of the text reproduced in the student's book before plunging into the full text.
*students can revise texts they have looked at before easily and quickly without having to search for them in the body of the student's book.
*Later in the course, basic reading reference skills can be used on the reading resource book. For example, Finding a specific page quickly , .
The aim : is to introduce students with an elementary level of general English to the basic skills involved in understanding lectures in English
The aim :
Is to introduce students to the basic skills in writing assignments and term papers in English.