Diploma in English

Diploma in English

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Our English language courses are open to adult students who have a need and interest in developing their general language skills in English, regardless of their level of English. They are for students who fully appreciate that learning English in the region is without doubt the fastest and most effective way to learn, as they will be fully committed to the language learning process.

Clearly the most significant benefit we will be aiming for will be a noticeable and significant improvement in your language skills.

Speaking: As speaking is a focal point of communication, we concentrate a great deal on this area of study. You will improve the accuracy of your pronunciation and the fluency of your speech as well as your range of expression in English.  You will also develop your communicative competence and your ability to make yourself clearly understood in a range of situations and contexts.  This development will increase your self-confidence in using English as a language of communication. 

Listening: You will be introduced to a range of accents and speeds of speaking. You will practise listening for gist and specific information in a variety of real life situations such as talks, conversations, conferences and lectures.

Reading: You will be given the opportunity to develop various reading skills such as reading with understanding, scanning for specific information and skimming for overall comprehension. You will gain reading practice by looking at real life texts such as newspaper and magazine articles, emails and stories.

Writing: You will be given training in writing for a number of purposes, and learn to select either formal or informal writing styles. You will also focus on the structure and composition of different kinds of writing, and learn to create authentic texts such as articles, emails and stories.

Throughout the course, you will develop and build on your knowledge of the following language systems.

  • Grammar- range and control
  • Vocabulary- range and control
  • Pronunciation
  • Orthography
  • Comprehension and Composition
  • Critical Thinking and Communication Skills
  • Ethical Thought and Action
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Persuasive Speaking and Writing

 

Teaching Methodology

A combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments and computer labs.

Business Communications

The course is suitable for experienced business professionals, those who are just starting out in their careers and students of business.

The English for  Business Communications course is designed to equip you with the language and skills you need in order to be successful in any work place.  Throughout the course, you will continue improve your English language ability through the context of Business English. You will also learn key skills that are needed in any business environment, such as how to negotiate and how to give presentations.

 

Overview

Listening Comprehension: You will be introduced to a range of accents and speeds of speaking within a business environment. Listening practice will be delivered through a range of authentic situations such as listening in meetings and taking minutes, listening for key information in presentations and on the telephone and listening for detail in conferences.

Speaking: The aim of these lessons is to increase your confidence and fluency through guided work, discussion, role-play and group or individual presentations. Attention is paid to clear production of connected speech as well as of individual sounds. You will gain speaking practice through authentic business tasks such as giving presentations, participating in meetings and using social English for networking.

Reading: You will learn specific reading skills such as skimming, scanning and dealing with unknown vocabulary. These skills will help you to understand authentic business documents such as reports and proposals. You will also gain reading practice by looking at up to date case studies and articles from various business publications and newspapers.

Writing: You will be given training in writing for a number of purposes and will learn the necessary grammar, structure and vocabulary you need in order to produce successful business documents.

Course Code: DEG

  1. Title of the Course: Diploma in English.
  2. Entry Qualification: Sat for GCE O/L.
  3. Course Mode: Part Time.
  4. Duration: 06 Month.
  5. Medium: English / Tamil.

 

Subject

Subject Code

Unit 1 – Grammar

Unit 2 – Literature

Unit 3 – Articles

Unit 4 – Spoken

Unit 5 – Summary writing

Unit 6 – Letter writing

Unit 7 – Reading

 

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