You are on page 1of 4

NAME OF COURSE : ENGLISH FOR COMMUNICATION 1

COURSE CODE : UBI 1032


CREDIT : 2
SLT : 84 HOURS PER SEMESTER
PREREQUISITE : NONE
SEMESTER : First/Second

LEARNING OUTCOME : 1. Develop effective communication skills and strategies.


2. Express views and opinions on current and global issues
coherently in different social settings.
3. Communicate effectively in various contexts and situations.
4. Speak with clarity and confidence before an audience
5. Use ICT skills in resourcing for informaiton

SYNOPSIS : This course is designed to help students in developing effective


communication skills and strategies in a variety of contexts and
situations. The course focuses on developing effective listening
skills, speech production, speech acts, managing talk and
preparing and delivering effective speeches

(Kursus ini dirangka untuk membantu pelajar mengembangkan


kemahiran dan strategi berkomunikasi dengan berkesan dalam
pelbagai konteks dan keadaan. Kursus ini memberi fokus kepada
mengembangkan kemahiran mendengar secara berkesan,
penghasilan pertuturan, tingkahlaku pertuturan, pengurusan
percakapan dan kemahiran menyedia dan memberi ucapan yang
berkesan)

Hours

CONTENT 1. Introduction to communicative skills and 4


strategies
2. Developing effective listening skills 4
3. Listening, responding and sharing 4
4. Speech production 4
5. Speech Acts 4
6. Managing discussion 2
7. Preparing and delivering effective speeches 6
Total 28
%
ASSESSMENT : 1) Public Speaking 20
2) Mid Term Exam (Listening Comprehension) 20
3) Forum 30
4) Final Examination 30

Total 100%

REFERENCES : Centre for Modern Lanugages. (2008). Listen in, speak out.
Tanjong Malim: Penerbit UPSI.
Dale. P. & Wolf, J.C. (2002). Speech communication made
simple: A multicultural perspective. New York: Addison
Wesley Longman.
Denny, R. (2006). Communicate to win (2nd ed.) Oondon:
Kogan Page.
Hargic, O. & Dickson, D. (2004). Skilled interpersonal
communication: Research, theory and practice. (4th ed.).
London: Taylow & Routledge.
Richard, E. (2002). Communication skills: Stepladders to
success for the professional. Bristol, UK: Intellect Books.
SOFT SKILLS EMBEDDED

ACTIVITIES/
KOM KBKM PBPM PSK PIM ETIK KU
SOFT SKILLS
Listening √ √ √ √
comprehension
Public speaking √ √ √ √ √
Forum √ √ √ √ √ √
Final Exam √ √

KEY :

KOM - Kemahiran Berkomunikasi


KBPM - Kemahiran Berfikir dan Penyelesaian Masalah
PBPM - Kemahiran Pembelajaran Berterusan
dan Pengurusan Maklumat
PSK - Kemahiran Kerja Berpasukan
PIM - Kemahiran Kepimpinan
ETIK - Etika Profesional
KU - Kemahiran Keusahawanan

UPSI ASSESSMENT GRADE

Grade Range PNG(S/K) Level


A 80 – 100 4.00 Cemerlang

A- 75 – 79 3.70 Cemerlang

B+ 70 – 74 3.40 Kepujian

B 65 – 69 3.00 Kepujian

B- 60 – 64 2.70 Kepujian

C+ 55 – 59 2.40 Lulus

C 50 – 54 2.00 Lulus

C- 45 – 49 1.70 Lulus Lemah

D+ 40 – 44 1.40 Lulus Lemah

D 35 – 39 1.00 Lulus Lemah

F 0 – 34 0 Gagal

SOFT SKILLS SCALE :

SKALA KRITERIA
5 Menguasai ciri-ciri KI berkenaan pada tahap cemerlang
4 Menguasai ciri-ciri KI berkenaan pada tahap baik
3 Menguasai ciri-ciri KI berkenaan pada tahap memuaskan
2 Menguasai ciri-ciri KI berkenaan pada tahap minimum
1 Lemah dan perlu diperbaiki