ENG2002 - English for Professional Communication

Year of Study:2 or above
Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45hours
Prerequisites: ENG2001 English for Academic Purposes
Module Description
This module aims to develop students’ English communicative skills in various professional contexts through a variety of real-life tasks and activities. Students will analyse the language, structures, and genres related to professional correspondence and formulate linguistic and communication strategies appropriate for their further studies or future careers. The interactive setting will allow students ample opportunities to express their ideas, discuss critically, and work collaboratively and professionally as a team in the corporate context.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Understand the importance of audience and purpose and select appropriate language functions;
2. Analyse the linguistic devices and discourse of professional English communication;
3. Plan and compose effective messages and texts for professional purposes;
4. Evaluate and reflect on communication and interpersonal skills for different professional contexts.