Undergraduate Catalogue: English Course Descriptions
following outlines of course content are correct at the time of writing,
although the material (or the order in which it is covered) may be subject to
1. All courses are 3 credit
hours each, unless otherwise indicated.
2. Normally, a course will not
be run without a minimum enrolment of students.
ENG101: College English
The purpose of this course is to familiarize students
with the different techniques of academic essay writing. Students will learn
the writing process by studying grammar, sentence structure, paragraph and
essay structure. (Note: This
course must be counted towards the General Education requirements of all
The focus is on composition and formats of various
written documents. The students will be introduced to various formats of
letter-writing, essays, posters and articles. Various projects will also be
included for students to sample the variety of English in the academic world. (Note: This course must be counted towards the
General Education requirements of all Bachelor's students.)
Study of works representing the
scope and variety of themes and types of literature. This course focuses on the
reading of literature as enjoyment.
In this course, the practical
implementation of grammar in written language will require a large amount of
written work to be produced. Writing in the business community, informal and
formal written communication in the work place will be dealt with.
This develops the skills of discursive writing by exploring
thought-provoking issues in the†††††
news and feature-stories, articles and editorials.
Continuing from where ENG105 left off, this course will
provide more intensive practice on fluency in all four skills with vocabulary
This is an advanced course in the
practical usage of English which seeks to develop and/or upgrade reading skills.
Skills of analysis, synthesis, paraphrasing and summarizing are also
This aims at refining the
studentsí understanding of English structures and improving their ability to
use English meaningfully and correctly.
This is an intensive course
concentrating on the aspects of spoken English which
are most likely to cause communication problems. Students will participate in
academic discussions, give brief presentations and learn pronunciation skills
This aims at a productive
reading of literature through the examination of works from a variety of
genres. It provides students with a basic critical vocabulary for the analysis
and discussion of literature.
This covers the fundamentals of
writing fiction and non-fiction, developing and supporting ideas and persuading
an audience. Students will be offered intensive practice in every stage of the
writing process from generating ideas to final proof-reading.
Students will receive intensive instruction in academic
writing and research. The course includes an analysis of the stylistic
requirements for writing Academic English
This covers writing in the business community, formal and
informal written communication in the work-place, business report-writing, etc. Written English for marketing and
advertising is also covered.
This considers the principles and
practice of translating from English to Khmer and vice versa.
This looks at how the literature
of a period mirrors the contemporary society with examples from various regions
This involves the reading of
poetry from different periods with the goal of learning how to appreciate and
analyze different kinds of poems with study of tone, figurative language etc.
Representative examples of novels
and short stories from different periods, emphasizing an understanding of the
features and techniques of fiction.
This looks at a representative
selection from English writers, from the Middle Ages to the present.
This looks at a representative
selection from American writers from the 18th century to the
This provides an overview of the
major Asian writers using English as their medium, and English authors writing
in and about Asia.
This is a specialized course for
students considering teaching as career; it concentrates on †the methodology of teaching English as a
This familiarizes students with the vocabulary used in
computing from operating systems to virtual reality.
English for specific purpose with a focus on English used in
the travel and tourism industry.
Specifically designed for those working in business or
management. The course focuses on English in the fast-paced organizational
settings, and both internal and external communication in such environments.
Advanced work in writing news stories, profiles, features,
and investigative stories.. Components of newsworthiness, examination of
evidence, interview techniques, varied writing styles.
Prose, poetry and drama of the English Renaissance,
including Shakespeare, Milton, Marlowe, Bacon and Donne.
Poetry and prose of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge and their
contemporaries, with an emphasis on the Romantic spirit and the conception of
Poetry and prose by Tennyson, Browning, Arnold and others,
emphasizing literary,††††† social and
political issues, and religious controversies.
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