This course is designed for beginner accounting students. It focuses mainly on reading and simple writing skills. This course aims at assisting the students to read academic texts and to write simple texts which related to accounting issues.

This course is designed to provide students with varieties of skills which are concerned to process and comprehend speech which contains direct meaning, inferred meaning, contributory meaning and listening and taking notes. 

After taking this subject, the students are expected to be able to interact with multiple sources of knowledge and to form a collaborative relationship with other students; to use multiple sources of knowledge, only some of which are the lecture situations, helping them build their mastery of a set of concept in a particular domain and to demonstrate a degree of mastery of that concept; and to be responsible not only for listening to lecture but also participating in discussion groups, and interaction with others. 

This course is designed to help students develop appropriate strategies for reading authentic publications relating to academic life. The students are going to learn about reading comprehension skills which involve recognition and recalling ideas, reorganisation of the texts and inferential comprehension. In addition, this course will also offer lessons to improve students’ vocabulary and grammar mastery in accordance with reading skills and strategies. Moreover, this course will introduce some features of reading tests from TOEFL and IELTS.

This course provides students with learning experiences in writing scientific articles in for various purposes in the form of essay type. Learning activities are conducted in and outside classroom consisting of modelling (giving examples), discussing grammatical mistakes, discussing theories and techniques including the characteristics of good writing, expository modes, etc. Outside classroom activities are in the form of outlining, mind-mapping, and developing the outline into a comprehensive essay Evaluation is based on the student’s writing including the content, organization, mechanics, and grammatical features.