Course Information

CAES9820 Academic English for Science Students

Coordinator: Dr. Ellie LAW

Aim:

Strategies:

  • Students are given a selection of six categories to write for in an online popular science journal which are the environment, health, physics and maths, space, science in society, and technology. The best articles submitted are considered for publication. )
  • Students are asked to write three annotated bibliography entries, each with a summary, evaluation, and a statement of how the source will be used in the journal article.)
  • In-class spontaneous speaking practice gives students direction and practice to improve their spoken confidence and accuracy. )
  • Students engage in a Self-Access Language Learning (SALL) project. They are challenged to analyse their own language needs and develop corresponding goals and strategies. )