UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

ACADEMY OF LANGUAGE STUDIES

 

COURSE OUTLINE

 

ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

(COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH) 

 

Lecturer: Associate Professor Dr. Othman Ismail 

http://www.othmanismail.com          email: othman_phd@yahoo.com

||HOME || Speech Communication Outline || Scheme of Work || Notes & References ||

DAY
CONTENT

1

15/6/09

Monday
5:30-7:30

  • Ice Breaking and introduction
  • Course outline
  • Direction and Expectation
  • Class materials
2

16/6/09

Tuesday
5:30-7:30

  • Sentences - types, patterns and structures
  • Helping Verbs
  • Wordlist - Adjectives
  • Wordlist - Adverbs
  • Small talks & simple dialogs – pair work (1 hr)
3

29/6/09

Monday
5:30-7:30

4

30/6/09

Tuesday
5:30-7:30

5

1/7/09

Wednesday
5:30-7:30

6

6/7/09

Monday
5:30-7:30

  • Evaluation 1 (20%): Workplace dialogs – pair & group work (1 hr)
  • Applying wordlists – Adjectives & Adverbs
  • Understanding wordlists – Idiomatic Expressions & Phrasal Verbs
7

7/7/09

Tuesday
5:30-7:30

  • Pronunciation, intonation & enunciation – ptkbdg, ‘th’, ‘f & v’, ‘r’,
  • Vocalized pauses – ehhh, so, ohh, aaa, emm, lah, maaa
  • Tongue Twister – She sells sea shells on the seashore
  • Short newspaper cutting – exaggerated reading
8

8/7/09

Wednesday
5:30-7:30

  • Students’ presentation on previous lessons learnt – Sentences
    Tenses
  • Question and Answer (Q&A) – Students’ participation
9

13/7/09

Monday
5:30-7:30

 
  • Students’ presentation on previous lessons learnt –
    • Parts of Speech
  • (Q&A) – students’ participation
10

14/7/09

Tuesday
5:30-7:30

  • Evaluation 2 (20%) – Short newspaper cutting - – exaggerated reading
    **(Video taped for self evaluation)
11

20/7/09

Monday
5:30-7:30

 
  • In class writing – group work (1 hr). Prepare workplace conversation script
  • Telephone call – direction &/or inquiry
  • Help desk - direction &/or inquiry
  • Bring workplace daily & routine work – example: memo, email, pamphlet, brochure & others
  • Applying wordlists – Idioms & Phrasal Verbs
    **(Video taped for self evaluation)
12

21/7/09

Tuesday
5:30-7:30

  • Evaluation 3 (20%) – Workplace conversation
  • Telephone call – direction &/or inquiry
  • Help desk - direction &/or inquiry
  • Bring workplace daily & routine work – example: memo, email, pamphlet, brochure & others
  • Applying wordlists – Idioms & Phrasal Verbs
    **(Video taped for self evaluation)
13

27/7/09

Monday
5:30-7:30

 
  • Evaluation 4 (10%) –
  • Jokes and riddles– Scoring: audience must laugh!
  • Local Malaysian Jokes
  • Translated Malaysian Riddles
  • Translated Proverbs
  • Bring a minutes of previous meeting (written in English for classroom activities)
    **(Video taped for self evaluation)
14

28/7/09

Tuesday
5:30-7:30

  • Evaluation 4 (10%) –
  • Jokes and riddles– Scoring: audience must laugh!
  • Local Malaysian Jokes
  • Translated Malaysian Riddles
  • Translated Proverbs
  • Bring a minutes of previous meeting (written in English for classroom activities)
    **(Video taped for self evaluation)
15

27/7/09

Monday
5:30-7:30

 
  • Evaluation 5 (10%)
  • Who am I in a Meeting –
  • Choose a role and describe yourself and/or your friend using adverbs, adjectives, idiomatic expressions and phrasal verbs
  • Impromptu meeting – Play the role you claim
16

28/7/09

Tuesday
5:30-7:30

  • Evaluation 6 (20%)Attendance & Participation
  • Wrap up – What have I learnt? What can I expect in the next level
    **(Video taped for program improvement)

***NOTE***: Changes in the contents of teaching and learning may take place during the semester without prior notice.

 

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