2023-2024 / LANG0086-3

English level 1


60h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in information and communication5 crédits 
 Bachelor in information and communication5 crédits 


Daphné Bui, Pascal Maquinay


Daphné Bui

Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course makes up the first part of the course for Information and Communication students (continued in the second year and third year).

The course as well as the various learning activities aim at activating students' knowledge, preparing them to use the English language in an active way and introducing communication-related vocabulary.

Students must prepare actively and regularly at home for the weekly class. Active participation in discussions is necessary.

The coursebook includes the four main language skills (writing, reading, speaking and listening) as well as grammar and vocabulary in use.

Level B1-B2 course.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- Revision and enrichment of the basic and specific English vocabulary as well as its appropriate use.
- Reading and listening comprehension: understanding texts, summarizing the information, reacting to the content.
- Oral and written expression: being able to express one's point of view on a given topic and summarize the main ideas of an article.
- Revision and extension of essential grammar principles and rules.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic knowledge of the English vocabulary and grammar ( A2+ level).

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

In addition to the face-to-face class, students are expected to work regularly on their own (self-study grammar, online tests, various tasks and homework).

Recommended or required readings

-Coursebook English Level-1 - compulsory.

-Text file (eCampus) - compulsory.

-GABi (eCampus) - compulsory.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions ) AND oral exam

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

Exams (75%):
The examination consists of two compulsory parts that cannot be separated. Students who fail in May/June (overall mark) will have to retake both exams.
- a written exam based on the coursebook (listening and reading comprehension, grammar and vocabulary exercises, writing exercises).
- an oral examination based on a text file and the texts from the coursebook.
Classwork (20%):
The compulsory assignments (tests and oral presentation) will be taken into account in the final mark in May/June AND August/September.
Vocabulary test in January (5%)
If students get less than 50%, they will get an extra section on the vocabulary studied before January in their June and/or September exam(s).
The mark of the midterm exam in January will count for 5% of the June final mark if > or = 10/20. If it doesn't reach 10/20, the final exam will then be cumulative.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

The various documents and online tests are available on eCampus (www.ecampus.ulg.ac.be).
As self-learning study, students will be required to do exercises on GABi (Grammaire anglaise de base interactive - on eCampus).


Daphné Bui, ISLV, English teacher, Daphne.Bui@uliege.be 

Pascal Maquinay, ISLV, English teacher, p.maquinay@uliege.be

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