To enable the students_
(1) follow with minimum effort all the lectures and talks conducted in the English Language in their pursuit of under-graduate studies (Local and Abroad) for all communicative purposes.
(2) do independent reading and glean information from professional journals, research papers, other relevant materials and books, magazines and articles on non-medical subjects written in English Language.
(c) have an adequate mastery of writing skills in order to write project papers, research reports, laboratory procedures, dissertation, theses, etc., relating to their respective subject and any other assigned topics of general interest.
(d) participate with acceptable degree of fluency and command in seminars, workshops, discussions, conference, meeting and non-academic situations conducted in English Language.
At the end of the course, the students will have_
(a) acquired knowledge of the grammatical structure, usage and relevant language functions for communicative purposes. (K)
(b) acquired incidentally some background knowledge of concepts basic to medical science and comprehensive health care. (K)
(c) learned to be accurate and precise through reading for medical purpose based-texts and doing a variety of exercises. (K)
(d) developed proficiency in listening, reading and writing skills to cope linguistically with their content subjects, not only in their under-graduate studies but also with continuing education including their post-graduate studies. (S)
(e) learned to be methodical by organizing facts, figures and ideas logically and coherently.(S)
(f) acquired fluency and accuracy in expressing themselves on a variety of themes related to medical science and total health care. (S)
(g) learned to be self-reliant through programmed learning (self-learning packages), listening to recorded lessons on tapes and doing extensive reading. (S)
(h) developed an awareness of sensitivity to health needs of the community. (A)
(i) acquired a sense of responsibility towards the health problems of the community and other issues and problems related to health. (A)
(j) become industrious through regular and qualitative performance in tutorials and class tests. (A)