Engineering Communication I

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Communication I

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Engineering Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Description
    This course aims to enhance the English speaking and writing skills of engineering students in academic and professional settings. Students will learn to recognize and produce short technical writings and acquire various speaking and presentations skills for effective English communication.

    The first week of the course will primarily focus on speaking and speaking skills and later move onto research skills and short technical writings. In the speaking component, students will engage in small group speaking and learn various speaking and discussion skills to enhance English communication. In the written part, students will learn to write short descriptive/process writing related to engineering field, understand research writing, interpret data, write a brief technical report with citations. Students will also learn how to write formal e-mails in different settings.

    Course Objectives
    At the completion of the course, students will be able to:

    • Demonstrate the use of specific English writing and speaking in the context
    • Produce short academic writings in the field of engineering.
    • Conduct necessary skills for effective academic presentations

    From various tasks and activities, students will learn to utilize English in various settings and thereby become more advanced English users.

    Textbook
    A compiled course book will be available in the first week of the course. Additional class prints will be given to assist the class work.
     

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.