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LANG 3020 – English VI

At a glance

  • 2 lecture hours per week
  • 2 credits
  • II Semester
  • Topics of Study: Languages

People

Course Objectives

  • Define the term ‘novel’
  • Explain characteristics of a novel
  • Demonstrate an ability to read and comprehend a literary text in the target language
  • Explain how the development of theme, character, plot, and setting contribute to the overall impact of a piece of literature
  • Sharpen critical thinking and critical reading skills
  • Enhance language skills

Prior Preparation

Previous English language courses offered as part of the programme.

Course Description

  • Fiction
  • Novella
  • Reading and comprehension
  • Language structures beyond functional level of communication
  • Literary devices – similes, metaphors, sarcasm, irony, humour, pathos
  • Theme
  • Major and minor characterisation

Learning Resources

  • Hemmingway, E. (1952). The old man and the sea. Charles Scribner’s Sons.