Containers used for Summer and Summer School delivery of some of the FOUN courses.

This integrated reading and writing course will help students to comprehend and critically engage with academic texts, and to write effective documented essays and/or reports while developing an understanding of the linguistic context in which they operate in the Caribbean.  

This course aims to:

·provide students with the skills and techniques necessary to read, comprehend and evaluate academic texts

·develop students' ability to write clearly and coherently in modes and styles appropriate to their academic disciplines

·enable students to successfully proofread their work, locating and correcting grammatical and sentence structure errors which occur in their writing.

Critical Reading and Writing in Science and Technology and Medical Science will allow students to engage with the reading and writing practices of, and produce documents relevant to, their disciplines.  Students will focus on issues of ‘knowing and doing’ in science: questions asked, methods of collecting, evaluating and interpreting evidence, and communicating knowledge with accuracy and clarity in writing and oral presentations.

FOUN 1002, Language: Argument will expose students to critical thinking strategies than can be applied to written and oral discourse and will allow students to refine their reading, writing and analytical skills as they relate to argumentation. Students will also be given an opportunity to create and evaluate visual argument.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS AREA IS FOR HUMANITIES STUDENTS DOING SUMMER SCHOOL: MAY  - JULY, 2017

English for Academic Purposes is designed to help students to critically engage with texts, research and write effective essays for academic audiences, and participate intelligently in oral and written discussions on a variety of topics, while developing an understanding of the linguistic context in which they operate in the Caribbean.

Critical Reading and Writing in the Humanities is designed to help students to critically engage with texts, research and write effective essays for academic audiences, and participate intelligently in oral and written discussions on a variety of topics, while developing an understanding of the linguistic context in which they operate in the Caribbean.