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SCE FY18 Fall 2017
Jul 23, 2018
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ENGG B2A - English for Intercultural Communication B2A
Utilizing learner-centered methodology and task-based instruction, learners will be able to catch with some effort much of what is said around them, and read correspondence relating to their field of interest and readily grasp the essential meaning. They will also be able to convey degrees of emotion and highlight the personal significance of events and experiences. They will participate actively in routine and non-routine formal discussions on relevant matters and understand in detail the points given prominence by the speaker. They will also be able to understand and exchange complex information and advice on the full range of matters related to their occupational role, in addition to producing longer narrative and descriptive pieces of writing. The course is the first of the B2 stage of the CEFR. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENGG B1D or appropriate SEPT score ENGG B2A.

Part of : English for Intercultural Communication Certificate (B2)

Learning outcomes: By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

Listening& Reading

1.catch with some effort much of what is said around him/her, but may find it difficult to participate effectively in discussion with several native speakers who do not modify their language in any way;
2.understand most radio documentaries and most other recorded or broadcast audio material delivered in standard dialect and can identify the speaker's mood, tone etc ;
3.read correspondence relating to his/her field of interest and readily grasp the essential meaning ;
4.with some effort catch much of what is said around him/her in discussion, but may find it difficult to participate effectively in discussion with several native speakers who do not modify their language in any way;
5.follow the discussion on matters related to his/her field, understand in detail the points given prominence by the speaker;
6.understand detailed instructions reliably;

Speaking& Writing

7.convey degrees of emotion and highlight the personal significance of events and experiences;
8.participate actively in routine and non-routine formal discussion;
9.cope linguistically to negotiate a solution to a dispute like an undeserved traffic ticket, financial responsibility for damage in a flat, for blame regarding an accident;
10.explain a problem which has arisen and make it clear that the provider of the service/customer must make a concession;
11.understand and exchange complex information and advice on the full range of matters related to his/her occupational role;
12.pass on detailed information reliably;
13.give a clear, detailed description of how to carry out a procedure;
14.take initiatives in an interview, expand and develop ideas with little help or prodding from an interviewer ;
15.write letters conveying degrees of emotion and highlighting the personal significance of events and experiences and commenting on the correspondent's news and views;
16.give clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to his field of interest 17.deliver announcements on most general topics with a degree of clarity, fluency and spontaneity which causes no strain or inconvenience to the listener;
18.write clear, detailed descriptions of real or imaginary events and experiences marking the relationship between ideas in clear connected text, and following established conventions of the genre concerned ;
19.write clear, detailed descriptions on a variety of subjects related to his/her field of interest;

Admission Requirements for the above certificate(s):
1. Applicants must take the Standardized English Proficiency Test (SEPT) and score level ENGG B2A.

Term duration: 6 Weeks
Schedule: 2 Sessions/week - 2.5 Hrs/Session

Assessments and Attendance:
Learners are assessed throughout the term by tests, quizzes, assignments, projects or other means of evaluation. End-of-term achievement tests measure learners’ overall performance in the course. The final grade in each course is based on learners’ performance on continual assessment.

Final course grades are NOT based on attendance, since in accordance with SCE’s attendance policy, learners must attend at least 75% of the class sessions in order to be allowed to take the final examination.

Notes: All learners are required to meet, at least one time, with their class instructors during the first week of classes (7 working days of add/drop).


3.000 Continuing Education Units
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Continuing Education

SCE Language Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      English
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Continuing Education
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      School of Continuing Education
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      SCE English Language
Must be enrolled in one of the following Departments:     
      SCE Language

Prerequisites:
( SCE Standrdzd Engl Prof.Test 068 or SCE Day Stand Engl Prof. Test 068 or Continuing Education level ENGG B1D Minimum Grade of D)

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