English for Effective Communication in Academic and Social Contexts

  1. Course Synopsis 

This course aims to help students acquire linguistics skills in both academic and social contexts. It is designed to prepare students to write coherent and organized academic texts by developing essential skills in critical thinking, reading and writing. In addition, students will be given chances to explore how language functions in social context and the ways in which linguistic and non-linguistic features affect communication. The course will also enhance students’ speaking skills in the workplace through English.



  1. Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs) 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 



Understand the connection between audience, context and discourse in academic and social contexts 



Recognize the linguistics skills required for effective communication in social environment



Produce an academic writing that is organized and well structured



Demonstrate the ability to make appropriate correspondence in the workplace








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