Course Information

Course Description

The English Language course is designed to develop learners' knowledge, understanding, and skills in various aspects including in-depth subject content, independent thinking, applying knowledge to new situations, evaluating information sources, logical reasoning, effective communication, and working proficiently in English.

Course Objectives

  • Foster critical thinking and response to a wide range of texts in different forms, styles, and contexts.
  • Enhance skills in communication, reading, research, and analysis.
  • Develop the ability to read and analyse texts, gaining deeper insights into English language features and issues.
  • Cultivate skills in clear, accurate, creative, and purposeful writing for various audiences and purposes.
  • Enable learners to enjoy the experience of studying English language and develop a strong foundation for further study in language and linguistics.


Course Outline

  • Study of linguistics, including language change, child language acquisition, English in the world, and language and the self.
  • Development of skills in accurate, fluent, and consistent writing.
  • Production of informed responses suitable for specific forms, styles, contexts, and audiences.
  • Conveyance of knowledge and understanding through specific examples and broader studies.


Student Acquisitions

Upon completing the course, students will:

  • Possess a deep understanding of English language and its use in communication.
  • Exhibit critical thinking skills when engaging with diverse texts.
  • Communicate effectively, creatively, and accurately in writing.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, analysis, and research.
  • Appreciate key concepts and techniques in the study of English language.
  • Lay a solid foundation for further exploration in language and linguistics.


Learning Methodologies

  • Engage in interactive online learning activities and discussions.
  • Analyse a wide variety of texts to develop critical thinking and comprehension skills.
  • Participate in writing exercises and assignments that promote effective written communication.
  • Conduct research and analysis to deepen knowledge and understanding of English language.
  • Seek opportunities for self-reflection and improvement in language skills.