Course Details

Title Professional Academic English
Field of Study Communication, Social science
Professor hanyang (summerschool@hanyang.ac.kr)
Type Academic course
Delivery Method Offline (100% offline course):
Credits 3
Contact hours 45
Schedule
Course code GEN6032
Course number 00000
Description

Professional Academic English (PAE) is a course that develops students’ academic presentation and writing skills using major-related content. Instruction will focus on the concepts and strategies needed in order to both organize and deliver a presentation, along with informal and formal opportunities to practice them. Students will also learn to improve their academic writing through assignments that require the demonstration of key writing principles as well as beginning research and citation practices.

Objective

Presentation Outcomes

1.Students will be able to plan, prepare, and presents on a topic relating to their majors

2.Students will be able to present, demonstrating a proficiency of:

a)Presentation Skills (eye contact, gestures, posture, voice)

b)Language skills (explain charts/graphs, how to take questions, power of language)

c)Visuals (PowerPoint and other visual aids)

d)Teamwork

Writing Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to write a basic academic essay on a topic relating to their majors
  2. Students will learn about:

a)Structure of paragraphs and essays

b)Principles of good writing (sentence & language variety, cohesion & coherence, using specific examples)

c)Mechanics & formatting

d)Research, plagiarism, and citation

Preparations

Materials:

Professional Academic English From Theory to Practice

College English Education Committee; Hanyang University Press

Materials
Evaluation
Assignment
20%
Attendance
10%
Final
30%
Midterm
20%
Participation
10%
Presentation
10%
Lesson Plan
Class 1: Part 1- Problem & Solution research essay on a topic related to student’s majors
Class 2: Part 2- Problem & Solution research essay
Class 3: Citing references using the APA style
Class 4: Peer editing of research essay
Class 5: Part 1- Presentation skills
Class 6: Part 2- Presentation skills
Class 7: Self-introduction presentation
Class 8: Part 1- Compare/Contrast pair or group presentation on a topic related to student’s majors
Class 9: Part 2- Pair/Group Presentation Skills
Class 10: Advanced presentation skills - Explaining graphs and charts
Class 11: Present pair or group presentation (Midterm)
Class 12: Problem & Solution presentation on the research essay topic
Class 13: Advanced presentation skills – Taking and answering questions
Class 14: Effective visual aids
Class 15: Present Problem & Solution presentation (Final)
Last Updated November 1, 2021
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