Course Description

Course Name

Advanced English for Academic Purposes

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Description & Objectives

  • This course is designed to help students develop their academic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English, focusing on a variety of current topics aimed at students with advanced English proficiency. To achieve these goals, students will take part in group-work and in-class discussions, read short stories and a novelette, participate in online discussions/blogs, write a cited reaction paper, and complete one oral project.

Getting a Good Grade

  • Come to class on time and bring your course materials.
  • Always speak English in class and actively contribute.
  • Pay attention (no excessive cell phone usage).
  • Keep up with your assignments and submit quality work.

Course Requirements & Grading

  • Participation & Attendance, 10%
  • Online Discussions & Daily Work, 15%
  • Literature Circles, 15%
  • Reaction Paper, 20%
  • Reaction Essay, 20%
  • Oral Project, 20%

*Course content subject to change