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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : English - Academic (International Students Only)

Undergraduate Course: Academic English for International Students 1 (ENAI07001)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaEnglish - Academic (International Students Only) Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis course is designed to raise the participants' English language and study skills to the point where they are able to participate fully in courses of their choice offered in undergraduate programmes of study. There are five principal strands: Listening and note-taking; Reading and text analysis; Discussion skills; Academic writing; and Presentation skills.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Academic English for International Students 1 (pm) (ENAI07004)
Other requirements None
Additional Costs Approximately 15 to buy our set textbook: "Study Speaking" ISBN 9780521 533966. It is NOT necessary to buy the accompanying audio CD.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesOverall 6.5 IELTS with a minimum of 5.5 in each section (or TOEFL equivalents).
**Space in this course is limited, therefore entry is strictly controlled and monitored by the CHSS Visiting Student Office. Please refer all interested students to the VSO, 3rd Floor, DHT or ask them to email us at HSSvisitingstudents@ed.ac.uk for availability.**
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  15
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Class Delivery Information Students should bring the set book "Study Speaking", which is stocked at Blackwells.
Course Start Date 23/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 196 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Assessment Methods
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, students will have:
- increased the efficiency of their note-taking from speech
- developed their critical reading and thinking
- given, and received feedback on, a spoken presentation to the group
- become familiar with citation and referencing conventions
- written a critical review of two academic articles
Assessment Information
- A written assignment (1,000-1,500 words): a critical review of two journal articles
- A 10-minute oral presentation, followed by group discussion
Special Arrangements
*Please note that admission to this class is very limited.*

Please therefore refer ANY interested students to Alex Baker in the CHSS Visiting Student Office (2.18 DHT; 50 4094/3572) in the first instance to check for spaces and arrange enrolment.
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsAcademic English, non-native speakers
Contacts
Course organiserMiss Agnes Young
Tel: (0131 6)50 9419
Email: Agnes.Young@ed.ac.uk
Course secretary
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