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Study programmes 2009-2010Last update : 28/06/2010
LANG0082-1  English 3
Duration :  45h Th
Credits/ECTS :  
Bachelor in biological sciences, 3rd yearToute l'année4
Bachelor in chemical sciences, 3rd yearToute l'année4
Bachelor in geological sciences, 3rd yearToute l'année4
Bachelor in mathematical sciences, 3rd yearToute l'année4
Bachelor in physical sciences, 3rd yearToute l'année4
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Biological SciencesToute l'année4
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecule biologyToute l'année4
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Biology of Organism and EcologyToute l'année4
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Chemical Sciences4
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Space SciencesToute l'année4
One-year preliminary programme leading to the Master in Statistics, general orientation4
Holder(s) :  Véronique Doppagne, Christine Filot, ISLV
Coordinator :  Véronique Doppagne
Language :  Langue française
Course contents :  The course has a C1 CEFR level (for all language skills: listening and reading comprehension, writing, speaking and lecturing).

  • It continues the development of reading, data gathering, and note-taking using texts or sets of texts (as started in the English Level A and English Level B courses).

  • It also focuses on research, analysis and synthesis, and report-writing capacities as well as oral understanding and presentation skills.

The course has a C1 CEFR level (for all language skills: listening and reading comprehension, writing, speaking and lecturing).

  • It continues the development of reading, data gathering, and note-taking using texts or sets of texts (as started in the English Level A and English Level B courses).

  • It also focuses on research, analysis and synthesis, and report-writing capacities as well as oral understanding and presentation skills.
Course objective :  The purpose of this course is threefold:

  • allow students to analyze and synthesize English scientific literature,

  • allow students to follow oral presentations in English, take accurate notes, and synthesize them,

  • allow students to present scientific information in correct and consistent English.

The purpose of this course is threefold:

  • allow students to analyze and synthesize English scientific literature,

  • allow students to follow oral presentations in English, take accurate notes, and synthesize them,

  • allow students to present scientific information in correct and consistent English.
Prerequisites :  English Level B (taught in the second year of the Bachelor's Degree in Sciences).

English Level B (taught in the second year of the Bachelor's Degree in Sciences).
Workshops :  The course features about 25 classes.

Each class requires a long preparation which is essential and mandatory. There are no ex cathedra lectures but rather language seminars in which students will be asked to take part regularly and actively.

The course features about 25 classes.

Each class requires a long preparation which is essential and mandatory. There are no ex cathedra lectures but rather language seminars in which students will be asked to take part regularly and actively.
Organization :  The in-class course is taught to 25 to 35 students for two hours each week.

Together, preparation, active participation, oral presentations and written assignments during the year account for 50% of the final grade.

The in-class course is taught to 25 to 35 students for two hours each week.

Together, preparation, active participation, oral presentations and written assignments during the year account for 50% of the final grade.
Written notes :  Academic English Writing, Lecturing and Note-taking (2009-2010) course notes compulsory. Internet access recommended.

Academic English Writing, Lecturing and Note-taking (2009-2010) course notes compulsory. Internet access recommended.
Assessment :  Written exam in June, oral exam in June (on personal readings) and continuous assessment of progress through class participation, oral presentations and various written assignments accounting for 50% of the final grade.

Written exam in June, oral exam in June (on personal readings) and continuous assessment of progress through class participation, oral presentations and various written assignments accounting for 50% of the final grade.
Contacts :  Dr. C. Bouvy, ISLV, Responsable des Cours de Langues Facultaires, cbouvy@ulg.ac.be, and Mrs V. Doppagne, V.Doppagne@ulg.ac.be

Dr. C. Bouvy, ISLV, Responsable des Cours de Langues Facultaires, cbouvy@ulg.ac.be, and Mrs V. Doppagne, V.Doppagne@ulg.ac.be


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