English for Academic Purposes

NIBM

Department

Languages
NIBM Programmes

Campus

Colombo /
NIBM Programmes

Level

Certificate
NIBM

Method

Full Time
NIBM

Duration

04 months

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • School leavers
  • Undergraduates
  • Students following diploma programmes in any field
  • Students awaiting university entrance

Commencement

  • Colombo Campus – 03rd May 2021

Course structure and modules

Academic writing skills

  • Introduction to different forms of writing
  • Sentence patterns and punctuations
  • Forms of combining ideas in sentences
  • Paragraphing
  • Research proposals
  • Referencing, plagiarism
  • Interpreting charts and graphs
  • Formatting academic texts, numbering and footnotes

Speaking skills for academic purposes

  • Types of presentations (Academic/business/professional)
  • Academic presentations
  • Practice sessions
  • Public speaking for academic purposes

Reading skills for academic purposes

  • Reading strategies : skimming, scanning, intensive reading , critical reading, analytical reading
  • Analyzing a text
  • Words, terms and their meanings

Programme Fees

  • Course Fee: LKR 30,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 1,000