UNISA Short Course in Intensive English for Foreign Language Speakers Pre-intermediate



UNISA Short Course in Intensive English for Foreign Language Speakers Pre-intermediate

Short Course in Intensive English for Foreign Language Speakers Pre-intermediate (76966)

 

Purpose

The purpose of this module to establish communicative ability in English for speakers of foreign (non-South African) languages at the elementary and pre-intermediate levels.
 
 



Target group

Non-English speakers.
 
 



Admission requirements

Students must have a basic knowledge of the English language in its spoken and written form.
 
 

Duration

Three months
 



Language medium

English
 

Registration periods

1st semester: January/February

2nd semester: June/ July

 
 

Tuition method

Contact classes
 

Kind of assessment

Qualified teaching staff of the Department of English Studies will act as assessors in a manner that complies with the quality management system of the Centre and University.
 

Intensive English as a Foreign Language (Elementary and Pre-Intermediate) (EFPI01B)
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Vocabulary: develop active and passive vocabulary of 1200 words
  • Reading: sentences and paragraphs, identifying and responding to key information
  • Writing: words, syntactical fragments and phrases, SVC SVO sentences
  • Sentence level grammar: articles, determiners, transitive and intransitive verbs, concord, simple tenses, SVC SVO sentences

Language use: pre-intermediate contextual use, practical communicative ability in small groups and social contexts
 



Course leader

Prof M M K Lephalala(PhD, Edinburgh University, UK; MA, Language and Literature, RAU, BAED, UNISA, BA, English, Education VISTA; Teachers’ Diploma, English and Mathematics)
Discipline expertise: (Over 24 years secondary and tertiary teaching experience in various fields of English language, literature and education, ODL experience)
Office 7-032, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 6396
Fax: 012 429 6222
E-mail: lephammk@unisa.ac.za
 
Prof B Makina(PhD Unisa; MA, Language and Linguistics University of the Free State; BED, English, University of Zimbabwe; Diploma in ESL, Gweru Teachers College, Zimbabwe)
Discipline expertise: (Over 30 years secondary and tertiary teaching experience in various fields of English language, literature and education, ODL experience)
Office 6-26, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429-6503
Fax: 012 429 6222
E-mail:makinb@unisa.ac.za
 
Ms B Thoka (PhD Candidate, English, Unisa; MA TESOL, Southern Illinois University, Hons, African Literature, Wits University; BA English, Unisa.
Discipline Expertise: 18 years experience in teaching English Language and Literature, TESOL, ODL experience.
 
Thulile Shandu (MA; BPaed; SSTD). Discipline expertise: 15 years in the different areas of Applied English Language Studies.
 
Dr S C Ndlangamandla(PhD; MA, English Language Education ~WITS; BA Honors, Applied English Language Studies, WITS; PGC Education~ University of Swaziland; BA, language and Literature, University of Swaziland)
Discipline expertise: (About 12 years tertiary teaching experience in various aspects of English language, literature and education, ODL experience)
Office 6-23, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429-6765
Fax: 012 429 6222
E-mail:cndlangamandla@unisa.ac.za
 
 
Thulile Shandu (MA; BPaed; SSTD) is a lecturer in the Department of English Studies, Unisa. Discipline expertise: 15 years in the different areas of Applied English Language Studies.
Dr S C Ndlangamandla(PhD; MA, English Language Education ~WITS; BA Honors, Applied English Language Studies, WITS; PGC Education~ University of Swaziland; BA, language and Literature, University of Swaziland)
Discipline expertise: (About 12 years tertiary teaching experience in various aspects of English language, literature and education, ODL experience)
Office 6-23, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429-6765
Fax: 012 429 6222
E-mail:cndlangamandla@unisa.ac.za
 
 

Programme administrator(s)


Ms Dineo Mkhari Ms Moleboge Modikwe
Tel: 012 429 2960 Tel: 012 429 2690
Fax: 012 429 6222Fax: 012 429 6222
The Povey Centre, Office 6-07, Theo van Wijk Building,UNISA