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ENG1511/501/3/2013

Tutorial letter 501/3/2013
English Proficiency for University Studies

ENG1511
Semesters 1 & 2
Department of English Studies
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This tutorial letter contains important information about your module.

ENG1511/501

CONTENTS
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1 2 3 4 5 Preface .......................................................................................................................................... iii UNIT 1: Critical thinking ............................................................................................................... 1 UNIT 2: Language proficiency for University ........................................................................... 16 UNIT 3: Reading strategies ........................................................................................................ 87 UNIT 4: Writing academic texts ............................................................................................... 102

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ENG1511/501

PREFACE
Welcome to ENG1511 (English Proficiency for University Studies). As the name suggests, we hope that this module will help develop your proficiency in English so you are ready to study at university. What sort of student do we want to produce by the end of this module? In other words, what outcomes do we expect? The most important outcome for this module is that the student should demonstrate that she or he has become a more effective communicator (especially within the distance-learning context at Unisa) who actively seeks to improve her or his knowledge of grammar by using the language in communication situations (for listening, speaking, reading and writing).

LEARNING OUTCOMES You will be glad to note that we have included the official and administrative information of the module for your perusal. 1 Module title Title (module code): English Proficiency for University Studies, ENG1511 2 Module level Level on the NQF: 5 3 Credit attached to the module 12 Credits 4 Field and sub-field of the module



References: 4 ENG1511/501 4.2 ATTITUDES AND VALUES We have to evaluate our attitudes and values as another crucial step to becoming a critical thinker (Ruggerio, 1996)

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