CEEN 401 English Vocabulary in Context (3 credits)

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Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

Overview

English Communication : Focuses on English communication through the study of vocabulary and its function in discourse. Broadens the field and mode of oral/written communication by developing "lexical competence". Identifies the nature and role of words, phrasal verbs and idioms through the study of semantics and intense practice of vocabulary in context./ Ce cours se concentre sur la communication par le truchement de l'étude du vocabulaire et de ses fonctions dans le discours. Il cherche à développer une véritable « compétence lexicale » tant à l'oral qu'à l'écrit. L'enrichissement du vocabulaire se fera par l'identification de la nature et du rôle des mots, des locutions ou des expressions figées, par l'étude des champs sémantiques et par une pratique intensive favorisant le réemploi en contexte.

Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

Instructors: Ann Hutchison, Margaret Levey (Fall) Ann Hutchison, Margaret Levey (Winter) Ann Hutchison (Summer)

  • 39 hours

  • Prerequisites: CEEN 331 and CEEN 332, or Entrance Placement Test (EPT), or Permission of the Director

  • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.