This is a single credit level 4 module for students who speak English as an additional language in the first year of their studies in any field. The module is designed for students who have previously had little experience of, or training in, Academic English.
Students who take this module develop their essay and assignment writing skills with an emphasis on critical writing. The focus is on helping students learn to structure and organise academic texts appropriately and develop an appropriate academic style.The materials and activities are designed to increase the students ability to recognise and use vocabulary and grammar structures that are common in academic texts.
The assessment consists of two essays.
“The module helped me to improve my academic vocabulary, especially important for me as a foreign adult student.”