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GST101 Use of English and Communication Skills 1

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  • Last Update February 22, 2020

Description

Welcome to GST 101- Use of English and Communication Skills I. I can assure you will enjoy studying the course. This course guide is a general overview of the course. It provides you with useful information about the structure of the course.

GST101- Use of English and Communication Skills I is a two-credit unit course meant to be taken in the first semester, at the 100 level. The course is available to all students who have registered for any programme at National Open University of Nigeria. It is the first part of the four credit unit courses planned for an entire year. The second course which is GST102 will be taught in the second semester. The materials have been developed to suit the distance learning mode.

Welcome to GST 101- Use of English and Communication Skills I. I can assure you will enjoy studying the course. This course guide is a general overview of the course. It provides you with useful information about the structure of the course.

GST101- Use of English and Communication Skills I is a two-credit unit course meant to be taken in the first semester, at the 100 level. The course is available to all students who have registered for any programme at National Open University of Nigeria. It is the first part of the four credit unit courses planned for an entire year.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS COURSE

GST 101 will enable you to gain understanding on variety of issues relating to effective communication/study skills.

AIMS

GST 101 has specific aim which relates to giving you an understanding of how to communicate effectively in English- which is the medium of instruction at this level of your education.

The aim will be achieved by:

  • introducing you to the basic principles of communicating in English
  • demonstrating how the principles of communicating in English can be applied to language use in diverse situations
  • sensitising you to the rules of English and applying these rules in diverse areas where the language is used
  • increasing your proficiency in the language, substantially, so as to make you capable of performing language functions in social and academic settings.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

To achieve the aims set out above, GST101 sets overall objectives. In addition, each unit also has specific objectives. The unit objectives are always included at the beginning of every unit. I advise you to read them before you start working through the unit. You may want to refer to them during your study of the unit to check your progress.

 

What Will I Learn?

  • GST101 Use of English and Communication Skills 1

Topics for this course

18 Lessons

LISTENING ENABLING SKILLS

Explain in 3 different ways Who a listener is?
Who a listener really is!
Assignments
Why Must We Listen
Assignments

LISTENING AND COMPREHENDING

LISTENING-COMPREHENSION AND NOTE TAKING

LISTENING COMPREHENSION AND INFORMATION RETRIEVAL

LISTENING-COMPREHENSION AND INFORMATION RETRIEVAL

LISTENING FOR THE MAIN IDEA

LISTENING FOR INTERPRETATION AND CRITICAL EVALUATION

EFFECTIVE READING

SKIMMING AND SCANNING

READING AND COMPREHENDING AT VARYING SPEED LEVELS I

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Thanks to the instructor, this course has help me, knowing more about Use of English and communication, easy to understand and not too much word and straight forward. The most the interesting part is that quiz and the Assignment on the lesson which will help you and test you on what you have learn so far, also this lesson has helped me in easy learning this course and help me a lot in my test and exam in school. the best part you can ask question from the instructor and immediately you will see an reply, so reliable platform for university student and any body, student. I recommend this site for anybody specially my colleagues is National Open University (NOUN).

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