CLFS English for Academic Programs

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CLFS English For Academic Programs

English Communication Skills 1 (ENGL 101), English Communication Skills 2 (ENGL 102) and Technical Writing are intensive English language courses in both General English and English for Academic Purposes that help prepare students cope with the language demands of their academic studies conducted in English. They are also intended to offer students an ample number of opportunities to develop their English language abilities through systematic teaching, practical tasks, continuous assessment and exposure to English proficiency language practice tests such as IELTS.  The main objectives of the English Language Academic Program courses are the following:

  • To prepare students for their academic studies in English in addition to the communicative use of English in different general settings and situations;
  • To equip students with fundamental study and academic skills considered essential to attain high levels of achievement in their university studies.

The methodology to be followed in these courses is the Communicative Approach of teaching which focuses on skills and functions required to perform efficiently in academic contexts across core subject areas.  These courses will be taken by students alongside their academic subjects.