English in the Media - Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Open Learning
Online

Free

Important information

  • Course
  • Online
  • Duration:
    7 Weeks
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

We understand that for students to learn deeply, they need to be active, engaged, inspired, involved. They need to interact with their peers, connect dots between new and current knowledge and they need to have fun in the process!

Important information
Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Online

What you'll learn on the course

English Language
English
Media
English Grammar
English in Media

Course programme

This course explores various texts taken from media materials such as newspapers/ online news, magazines and advertisements/ brochures. This course looks at the language forms and structures of these texts and also the different writing styles. In addition, this course raises awareness of cultural and current issues pertaining to society concerns as a whole that may be embedded in the context. This is to assist students to understand various writing styles that will facilitate them in building their language knowledge and skills in English.