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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title English Integrated Skills 2
Module Code EN307
School SALIS
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Fiona Gallagher
Semester 2: Fiona Gallagher
Autumn: Fiona Gallagher
Module TeachersBarra Oseaghdha
Fiona Gallagher
Martin Toal
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None
As for initial assessment

To increase all language skills to upper intermediate level; to equip the student to participate effectively in discussions; to widen the students' structural and lexical choices in all settings; to enable students to write appropriately in a variety of contexts. The minimum exit level for this module is B2:2(CEFR).

Learning Outcomes

1. Express themselves orally and in writing at level B2 of the CEFR.
2. Use appropriate communicative strategies in oral and written situations.
3. Express themselves orally without hesitation in a range of contexts.
4. Write with a good degree of accuracy on a range of topics.
5. Extract information from texts.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Lecture24No Description
Assignment Completion30No Description
Independent Study71No 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
Students will examine a range of authentic material for both content and the grammatical structures used to convey meaning.

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
AssignmentStudents complete a language awareness assignment at the end of the semester which focuses on aspects of language examined during the module.100%
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

  • Paul Hancock, Annie McDonald,: 0, English Result Upper-intermediate: Student's Book with DVD Pack, Oxford University Press, 978-0-19- 412957-2
  • Oxford University Press: 0, Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary, 978-0194799003
Other Resources

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IFPBMDPre-Masters Intl. Foundation Programme
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SMPECSingle Module Programme (Eng & Comp)
Date of Last Revision07-JUN-11

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