English 1 is a course for low-beginning to low intermediate students
of UNIRAZAK. Students are placed in ULC 0013 based on the score
of the EPT. They have minimal basic skills necessary for them to
handle the demands of English at tertiary level. As the name implies,
the course recognizes that teaching English for the beginners is
rather intensive in meetings and thorough in the sense that there
will be integration of skills.
The major focus of English 1, is grammar structure but the teaching
and learning of each topic will be enhanced and assisted by various
activities; reading, writing, listening and speaking. The contents
and skills taught are those that are necessary to prepare students
to meet the demands of college-level academic coursework. The approaches
are grammar presentation, grammar in context, focused practice and
communication practice. Students are expected to play an active
role in the learning process.
The purpose of the course i.e. English 1 (ULC 0013) is to prepare
students to meet the demands of college-level academic coursework
and to develop students' English language proficiency.
Relevance to Industry
The working industry rates all this proficiency areas as highly
relevant in the development of employee, both personally and professionally.
1. Read and comprehend a given reading passage (200 words reading
2. Use correct parts of speech in a role-play and oral presentation.
3. Give supporting details on a given topic sentence.