2023-2024 / LANG0988-1

Advanced English for ICT studies


5h Th, 25h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science3 crédits 


Adnan Vesseur

Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course is focused on teaching the specific pitfalls that academic English presents to foreign learners. This includes grammar, linking words and vocabulary.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Students will be able to read, understand and write academic English, as well as presenting data found in such texts.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

A high mastery of the English language is required.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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

Recommended or required readings

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions ) AND oral exam

Written work / report

Additional information:

Code Yellow:

Students will receive half their marks for class work. This includes:

25% Presenting the content of an academic text

25% Writing a critical review of an academic text

The exams will provide the other half of the marks

25% for a written exam. Students will be asked to write an abstract for an academic text

25% for an oral exam. Students will be asked to present the pertinent data located within an academic text


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Weekly sessions of 2hrs each.

As this is a language course a seventy percent attendence rate is required to be able to take the exams. Your attendence will be marked at the beginning of each class. Any justified absences must be submitted within the shortest delay possible.


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