English: Practical English



ENG-101: Practical English

Course Code: ENG-101

Course Duration: Three (3) months

Session Duration: 2 hours

Prerequisite: None


Course Description: 

The aim of the Practical English course is to offer our students lessons that would prepare them to face the practical world of communication beyond classroom walls. The lessons are divided into 12 sessions where students will gradually go through foundational English components to master the basics. The lessons focus on the four skills of English – Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing.

Course Outcomes: 

  • Students will master the 4 skills of English  
  • Students will learn how to be grammatically appropriate  
  • Students will learn how to be idiomatically appropriate in real-life situations  
  • Students will consider English as a means of communication instead of as a classroom subject

Recommended Books for Reading: 

E.L. Tibbits (Ed.) Exercises in Reading Comprehension         

Compiled by R.A. Close The English We Use                                 

Simon Greenall and Michael Swan Effective Reading 


Recommended Books for Writing: 

Andrea M. Lunsford et al Easy Writer 

Prof. Ataul Haque English Writing Skill

L. Sue Baugh How to Write-First Class Business Correspondence 

Rajendra Pal Essentials of Business Communication 

Prof Ataul Haque English Writing Skills 

Shirley Taylor Model Business Letters, Emails and other Documents

Anne Cole Brown Houghton Mifflin English Grammar and Composition


Recommended Books Listening (for other components as well): 

Cambridge IELTS Book 1-13 

Learning English – BBC (http|//www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/) 

Coordinator

Dr. Md. Kamruzzaman

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