Communication in Xhosa
Nelson Mandela University
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Area of Study
African Studies, Xhosa
Taught In English
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units1
Hours & Credits
This module focuses on basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills that are intended as practical and skills based resource that the students can keep and refer to when needed.
Listening skills: The students will function effectively at school, socially and in the workplace.
Speaking skills: The students will understand how communication works and will improve their communication.
Reading Skills: The students will be able to apply study reading skills to material which must be studied intensively and to be able to choose the appropriate reading technique for a given task.
Writing skills: The students will be able to formulate business message which is clear and concise. They will be able to write paragraphs which reflect unit, coherence and cohesion. They will be able to write business letters and correspondence.
- Important role listening plays in the communication process.
- Distinguish between hearing and listening.
- Understand the process involved in listening.
- Improve listening techniques.
- Apply different listening strategies.
- Description of he communication process.
- Different purposes of communication.
- Identification of possible barriers to communication.
- Explanation of verbal and nonverbal communication.
- Use of skimming, scanning, and study-reading skills.
- Writing different types of letters.