University English II

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GCLA1009 LC (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?

GCLA1009, as a continuation of University English I, aims to further students’ English proficiency in reading and writing to an advanced level, and reinforce the effective use of communicative strategies in English for academic purposes.

This course aims to help students:
(i) develop their critical/evaluative reading skills for extensive academic texts;
(ii) develop skills in writing academic texts including a literature review, and extended essays /argumentative research papers;
(iii) develop research skills and conventions of citations and referencing in academic writing; and
(iv) enhance their oral presentation skills in an academic setting


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.