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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title English Integrated Skills 1
Module Code EN306
School SALIS
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Martin Toal
Semester 2: Martin Toal
Autumn: Martin Toal
Module TeachersMartin Toal
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None
As for the main assessment

The purpose of this module is: To increase all language skills to upper intermediate (B2) level; To equip the student to participate effectively in discussions; To widen the students structural and lexical choices in all settings. Compulsory Attendance: Module EN 306 requires that students attend at least 80% of lectures. Where a student fails to do so, and in the absence of documentation to support extenuating circumstances, s/he will be required to present for a meeting with the Programme Chair, SALIS Teaching Convenor and/ or Module Coordinator in advance of attempting examinations/ assessments and/ or submitting coursework.

Learning Outcomes

1. Write and speak at an upper-intermediate level (B2 in the CEFR).
2. Participate in speaking situations using appropriate verbal strategies.
3. Speak fluently and without hesitation.
4. Write accurately.
5. Extract information from texts.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Lecture24No Description
Directed learning101No Description
Total Workload: 125

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Indicative content
Language course which contains topics of general interest and which seeks to enhance lexical and grammatical use.

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

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Date of Last Revision10-NOV-10

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