Course Code : ENG 180
Course Title : English for Agricultural Studies
Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 3-0
Course Description:For the Academic Purposes ENG 180 is particularly designed to meet the needs of university students studying in the field ofAgricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Sciences. The course intends to familiarise the students with relevant reading material. This will beused to acquaint the students with genre (reports, articles), and writing styles (classification, cause and effect, and comparison and contrast).
Furthermore, learners are expected to develop their listening skills and their speaking fluency by taking an active part in discussions, giving oralpresentations, etc. Students are expected to develop sufficient range of language, phonological control and sociolinguistic awareness to be ableto express themselves with a degree of clarity, fluency and spontaneity.
Textbooks and supplementary books:
English for Agribusiness and Agriculture in Higher Education Studies by Robin Matheson ISBN: 9781859644508
Class Participation 10%,
Mid-term Examination 30%,
Final Examination 50%,