2023-2024 / LANG2953-1

Practice of specialized English for agricultural sciences : part 2 (level C1 - Presentation)


12h Pr, 36h AUTR

Number of credits

 Master in agricultural bioengineering (120 ECTS)4 crédits 


Sophie Depoterre, Estelle Mayard


Fiona Thewissen, John Alobwede Ngome


Estelle Mayard

Language(s) of instruction

French 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

The course is made up of 4 different parts:

1/ Full-English course

2/ Weekly speaking activities

3/ Internship Interview (presentation & interaction)

4/ Online learning modules

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of the course, for interaction the student will reach the Level B2+ of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages within his or her field of specialty, as well as the level C1 for oral presentation skills.

This course develops and assesses (certificative assessment) the competence 4.3.4 "Présenter en anglais un sujet complexe dans des termes adaptés au public visé."

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The student has to have a B2+ level (cf. CEFR) before starting the course.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

One full-English course

Weekly speaking: 1h/week during the first semester

Internship Interview

Online modules including theory and exercises

Coaching sessions by student assistants

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

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Continuous assessment

Out-of-session test(s)

Additional information:

The weighing will be spread as follows:

- Internship: 50%

- Debate: 40%

- Full-English course : 10%

For students that do not have the FE course on their program, it will be calculated as follows:

- Internship: 55%

- Debate: 45%

A student who is absent for one FE course and/or the January exam and/or the June exam, will automatically be considered ABSENT (A) in June for his or her English course.

Students signing the 'interaction' part and/or the 'internship' part will be given a final grade of 0/20 for the entire course. 

The students who sign a hybrid course will be given 0/20 for that hybrid course.

Exemptions, even partial, will not be granted.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

A student who leaves for one term/semester/year has to contact the Engilsh teachers before leaving.

A precise description of the course organization and contents as well as the evaluation criteria (Introductory Document + English course description) has been made available for the students on eCampus.


Estelle Mayard / Fiona Thewissen
Language Laboratory
Office: Espace Mohimont, 123-0-3 Ex
081 62 24 46
emayard@uliege.be / fthewissen@uliege.be 

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

Vous trouverez sur e-campus toutes les informations utiles et les documents-sources nécessaires pour le cours.