Practical English

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Practical English

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    English

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    PURPOSE
    This module equips second-language English students to apply visual, academic literacy, listening and oral skills to improve of writing.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES
    The student should be able to:

    • explain and apply the basic principles involved in analyzing a literary text;
    • analyse specific short stories according to these principles;
    • explain the importance of setting, character, themes and symbolism, etc, in a short story;
    • write grammatically correct English;
    • apply relevant academic skills.

    CORE CONTENT

    • Introduction to literary texts.
    • Study of short stories.
    • Improvement in writing skills.