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Lahore School of Nursing The University of Lahore 4- Year BSc Nursing Programme Course Syllabus
Title: Credit: Placement: Day & Time: Faculty: Ms. Syeda Kanwal Fatima Email: Course Description: This course is designed to develop and enhance learners’ receptive and productive language skills. It will help students to improve their language skills, at a deeper level. Focus will also be on developing on all four skills. Course Objectives: By the end of this course, students will be able to: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) Develop the concept about language skills Enhance speaking skills: effective and ineffective Enhance listening skills: effective and ineffective Communicate important personal information in spoken English. Plan and compose interesting, descriptive writing in English. Write a report, based on a survey, in English. Understand and appreciate the lyrics of a song in English

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4-Year BScN Year I, Semester II Theory: See the attached Schedule

Teaching/Learning Strategies: Interactive lectures, individual, pair, group and whole class discussions, computer based language learning


ENGLISH-I Evaluation Criteria: Quiz I Quiz II Presentation Mid-term exam Final Exam Attendance

23.04.13 21.05.13 26.03.13 09.04.13

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1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) American Psychological Association. Retrieved April 08, 2006, from Barnet,S., & Bedan, H. (1996).Current issues and enduring questions: A guide to critical thinking argument with reading (4th ed.). Boston: Bedford. Davidson, G. (2005). Get your message across: Improve your spelling. London: Penguin. Eastwood, J. (2004). Oxford practice grammar. Karachi: Oxford University Press. Gelfand, H., & Charles J. Walker, J. C. (Eds.). (2001). Mastering APA style: Instructor’s resource guide (5th ed.). Washington: American Psychological Association. Gelfand, H., & Charles J. Walker, J. C. (Eds.). (2001). Mastering APA style: Student's workbook and training guide (5th ed.). Washington: American Psychological Association. Howe, D. H., Kirkpatrick,T. A., & Kirkpatrick, D. L. (2004). English for undergraduates. Karachi: Oxford University Press. Kirkpatrick, B. (2004). English for social interaction: Social expressions. Singapore: Learners Publishing. Moon, J. A., (1999). Reflections in learning and professional development. London: Kogan Page.

10) Maker, J., & Lenie, M. (1996). Academic reading with active critical thinking. Cambridge: Wadsworth. 11) Murphy, R. (2004). Murphy’s English Grammar (3rd ed.). New Delhi: Cambridge University Press. 12) Seaton, A. (2004). Understanding spelling: Making sense of the rules, exceptions, and word formation. Singapore: Learners Publishing.


ENGLISH-I COURSE SCHEDULE Wk 01 Date 12.02.13 Time Content 08:30-10:30 Unit I: Language Skills What is Language Characteristics of language What does language consists of? 1400-1700 Sequence of language skills UnitII: Listening skills introduction 1400-1700 introduction Types of listening and listeners Process of listening Barriers of listeners Unit III: Speaking Skills introduction Types of speaking and speakers Process of speaking Barriers of speaking Unit IV: Reading skill: Types of reading and readers Process of reading Presentation I Midterms Presentation II Unit V: Introduction to writing Writing as a Process Understanding Your Role as a Technical Writer Faculty Ms. Kanwal



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26.03.13 02.04.13 09.04.13 16.04.13

1400-1700 1400-1700 1400-1700 1400-1700

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Grammar and Punctuation Review: Quiz I Colons Apostrophes Quotation Marks Homonyms Numbers

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ENGLISH-I 15 21.05.13 1400-1700 Capitalization Misused Words Quiz II 16 28.05.13 1400-1700 Commas Semicolons Ms. Kanwal Ms. Kanwal

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12.02.13 19.02.13 26.02.13

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The Seven Principles of Good Writing

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Revision Final Term


ENGLISH-I Presentation Guidelines: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Introduce your topic Relate topic with language skills (Reading, Writing, speaking, listening). Present your topic with the help of graphs, tables’ charts or diagram. Summarize and explain the topic in your own words. Choose authentic text from books, journals, magazines and newspapers. 1 2 3 1 1

Time Allowed:

20 min (for each group) Group 1: Speech perception

$# 1 2 3 4 5

Name Mohammad Ali Muhammad Sameer Saleem Sunil Mukhtar Muhammad Waqas Sunil Abid

Registration # BSCN02123002 BSCN02123003 BSCN02123004 BSCN02123006 BSCN02123008

Group 2: Language production $# 1 2 3 4 5 Name Muhammad Ali Jehan Zaib Khan Naveed Sahar Rafiullah Asaf Khan Registration # BSCN02123009 BSCN02123010 BSCN02123011 BSCN02123012 BSCN02123013 Group 3: Word recognition $# 1 2 3 4 5 Name Muhammad Iqbal Farid Ullah Hussain Shah Muhammad Nasar Khan Muhammad Idrees Khan Registration # BSCN02123014 BSCN02123015 BSCN02123016 BSCN02123017 BSCN02123018

Group 4: Where Does Language Knowledge Come From? Innate? Learned? $# 1 Name Abdul Aziz Registration # BSCN02123019

ENGLISH-I 2 3 4 5 Ibrar Hussain Muhammad Shoaib Sayed Shahabuddin Jan Kamal Dickson James BSCN02123020 BSCN02123021 BSCN02123022 BSCN02123023

Group 5: Language, Thought and Culture $# 1 2 3 4 5 Name Abdul Wahid Fazli Rabi Anop Fiaz Safia Bibi Abdul Muqeet Registration # BSCN02123024 BSCN02123025 BSCN02123026 BSCN02123027 BSCN02123028 Group 6: Role of behavior in learning $# 1 2 3 4 5 Name Raphael Rohail Fakhar Zaman Anil Obaid Omer Ghani Sabir Hussain Registration # BSCN02123029 BSCN02123030 BSCN02123031 BSCN02123032 BSCN02123033