FDN 1201 – GENERAL ENGLISH
Before the commencement of the academic year for the 1 st year students, an intensive course in English, duration of which is 12-16 weeks is conducted by the Faculty. It is compulsory for all the 1 st year students to attend these classes regularly. The students are grouped according to their standard of English, which is determined by means of an examination held at the beginning of the course. The students are also tested at the end of the intensive course.
All the students are advised to make the maximum use of this course to improve their knowledge of English, as English would be the medium of instruction of all the Degree Programmes. Although this course is delivered in general as mentioned above, the Faculty may decide to conduct the course during the first semester of study.
IDC 2201 – English for Professional Purposes
This is a 2 credit course offered in the second year – first semester. The objective of the course is to prepare students to function in an English-speaking work environment before and after graduation. The course contents include interview skills, presentation skills, meeting skills, CVs and Cover Letters, Business correspondence including emails and official letters, Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), and language structure for professional communication.