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English Plus: Study Year Abroad (1 year) The English Plus: Study Year Abroad is for international students whose first language is not English. If you are an international student with a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 with no less than 4.0 in all components, currently following an Undergraduate degree programme in a recognized institution overseas, you can apply to join the English Plus: Study Year Abroad. The programme is designed for students to help them improve their language skills as a condition of entry to the University of Southampton, or for those who have already met the English language conditions for entry to Opinion | How to Evaluate a Public School? University, but who want to find out more about the use of English in academic study and expectations Opinion | How to Evaluate a Public School? to academic life in the UK. This is the course page for English Plus: Study Year Abroad at the University of Southampton. Find out everything about English Plus: Study Year Abroad and what studying here involves. In this course page we explain a range of key information about the course. This includes typical entry requirements, modules you can take and how assessment works. We also suggest career opportunities open to you as a University of Southampton graduate of English Plus: Study Year Abroad. If you still have questions, please get in touch and we’ll be happy to answer any enquiries. See our contact us page for our telephone, email and address information. The programme will help you to: develop the English language skills needed for academic study at a British university as a visiting international student on your study year abroad; there will be continuous progression from part 1 when you arrive in mid –February – June ; Part 2 in July- September and Part 3 in October – February develop the necessary study skills for effective learning through the medium of English learn about life in Britain and British culture give you the opportunity to experience the British academic environment as a visiting international student on a study year abroad at the University of Southampton & learn what it means to be part of the global student community in the 21 st century. If you have any questions regarding entry requirements, please contact our Admissions Team ([email protected]) for advice on your entry requirements. For a full list of English language qualifications accepted by the University of Southampton, please visit our International website. 1) February – June. The students will arrive after the start of semester 2 in mid- February. Students will study modules drawn from the International Foundation Programme (IFYP), the English for Academic Study Programme (EAS), the English Language credit-bearing stages and they will also study the English module ENGL 3067. 2) July – September: Students follow Pre-Sessional Course A. 3) October – January: Semester 1 of the new academic year, students study the module LANG 1005 and in addition, after consultation with their Personal Academic Tutor, select three level 4 or 5 undergraduate modules: Apply by completing the application form. Choose the 'apply for this course' button above to download the form. The application deadline is 15 October. The minimum English Language level entry requirements are IELTS 5.5 with a minimum score of 4.0 in all components. Please contact our Admissions Team for advice on your entry requirements. For a full list of English language qualifications accepted by the University of Southampton, please visit our International website www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissionspolicies/language/ This page contains specific entry requirements for this course. Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country. During the period of February- September, you will be adapting to studying through the medium of English at a British University & English skills will be taught together, as they are rarely used in isolation. Your classroom sessions therefore focus on vocabulary development, reading and writing; listening and speaking. In addition, you will further develop your study skills through online resources e.g. prepare for Success. Your knowledge and understanding is further enhanced through the use of communicative teaching activities such as seminars, presentations, guided independent study and the preparation for written assignments. You also attend lectures of academic interest, and all modules use a variety of online materials such as The EAP Toolkit- http://www.elanguages.ac.uk/eap_toolkit.php. The following is an indicative list of available optional modules, which are subject to change each academic year. Please note in some instances modules have limited spaces available. As part of your programme you will take: ENGL3067 - English for Study Year Abroad ENGL9012 - English Language Stage 3 IFYP0004 - Global Society Corporate America breaks its addiction to degree inflation and strikes a blow against the college ca - General Language Development. October – January: Semester 1 of the new academic year, students study the module LANG 1005 and in addition, after consultation with their Personal Academic Tutor, select three level 4 or 5 undergraduate modules chosen from the following programmes: Please note: This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if s/he takes full advantage of the learning opportunities that are provided. More detailed information can be found in the programme handbook (or other appropriate guide or website). Course fees for 2017/18 full-time UK and EU undergraduate students are typically £9,250 per year. Tuition fees for international students differ between each course. Most part-time courses cost 50% of the full-time fee. Scholarships, bursaries or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources. Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study. There will also be further costs for the following, not purchasable from the University: In some cases you'll be able to choose modules (which may have different costs associated with that module) which will change the overall cost of a programme to you. Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk. During the period of February- September, you will be adapting to studying through the medium of English at a British University & English skills will be taught together, as they are rarely used in isolation. Your classroom sessions therefore focus on vocabulary development, reading and writing; listening and speaking. In addition, you will further develop your study skills through online resources e.g. prepare for Success- http://www.prepareforsuccess.org.uk/. Your knowledge and understanding is further enhanced through the use of communicative teaching activities such as seminars, presentations, guided independent study and We Sit offers contemplative poems and paintings preparation for written assignments. You also attend lectures of academic interest, and all modules use a variety of online materials such as The EAP Toolkit- http://www.elanguages.ac.uk/eap_toolkit.php. Depending on the assignment type, written, in-class and tutorial feedback is given to enable you to identify your strengths and weaknesses, and continue to develop your language and academic skills effectively. Tutors give extensive guidance, especially through recommendations of reference and source materials. You will learn to take more responsibility for your own learning as you move through the programme. Learning activities typically include: Seminars Lectures Discussions – group work Presentations Conducting surveys outside the classroom & interviewing native speakers. Assessment type. wider reading tasks writing tasks-short essays presentations wider listening tasks mini research tasks written examinations. writing tasks e.g. film review 850-950 words; magazine article 1,200-1,500 words oral presentation based on project work connected to a theme of local/cultural interest. Pre-Sessional Course A. The Pre-sessional How Social Networks Set the Limits of What We Can Say Online are taught by our qualified and experienced teaching staff, who use the highly effective University of Southampton Pre-sessional Programme syllabus for Course A or Course B. Your studies will involve taught sessions in reading, writing, listening and Original, and the emphasis is on how to communicate effectively in English. In These 3 Personality Traits Affect What You Earn — but Only After Age 40 to classroom sessions with both your class tutor (reading and writing) and your listening and speaking tutor, you will attend weekly independent learning workshops in which you are taught the study skills necessary to succeed in your studies. You will also have weekly tutorials and advising sessions with your tutors and advisers, and attend a weekly lecture. You will complete a number of assessments for reading, writing, listening and speaking, some of which count towards your final Pre-sessional mark. These assessments are designed to prepare you for study on your degree programme. Examples of assessments include researched essays, reading and listening exams, seminar discussions and presentations. October-January. The form of assessment will depend on the module selected.

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