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FS0204 - English Fundamentals 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: Division of Tropical Environments & Societies

This subject cascades from FS0100 - English Fundamentals 1. It provides students with further practice in the English Language and its application in various communication contexts. It will enable students to hone their skills in listening, reading, speaking and writing. Academic writing skills will be emphasized through activities such as research and writing of academic essays. Further, professional writing skills will be taught through activities such as letter writing, resume writing and report writing. The overall objective of the module is to get students to improve and upgrade their language ability in preparation for undergraduate programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an ability to write and speak using proper grammar and vocabulary;
  • interpret and organise material effectively from various articles and demonstrate ability to summarise succinctly;
  • produce different types of reports, using appropriate language and writing style;
  • demonstrate the ability to research and reference appropriately by producing a research essay.
Prerequisites: FS01005.5 IELTS Equivalence

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Ms Kanwaljit Kaur
Lecturers: Ms Kanwaljit Kaur, Ms Sunitha Raman.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - 3 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 24 hours tutorials - 2 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 12 hours - Consultation/Review - 1 hr per week over 12 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (30%); assignments (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Nil
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Kanwaljit Kaur
Lecturers: Ms Kanwaljit Kaur, Ms Sunitha Raman.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - 3 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 24 hours tutorials - 2 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 12 hours - Consultation/Review - 1 hr per week over 12 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (30%); assignments (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Nil
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Ms Kanwaljit Kaur
Lecturers: Ms Kanwaljit Kaur, Ms Sunitha Raman.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - 3 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 24 hours tutorials - 2 hrs per week over 12 weeks
  • 12 hours - Consultation/Review - 1 hr per week over 12 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (30%); assignments (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Nil
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.