Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Courses: 1st Year 1st Sem., B. A. (Ed) English

  1. EDU111: Introduction to the Teaching Profession

    (2 credit units)

    The course provides awareness and basic information about teacher’s role in communities and nation building, professionalization of teaching, effective teaching, ethics of teaching, unionism and other professionals in education.

  2. ENG111: English Language I

    (2 credit units)

    This course provides a general basic introduction to English Language studies. It will briefly examine its origins from Anglo-Saxon times, sound system, grammar, morphology, meaning system, functions, varieties, and its current status as an international language in different parts of the world today.

  3. ENG121: Spoken English

    (2 credit units)

    A single semester course, this will concentrate on classroom and language laboratory exercises on conversational English, using relevant phonological materials [e.g. tapes, record, video films, etc.] to enhance the students’ spoken English.

  4. ENG131: Practical English Grammar

    (2 credit units)

    This course practically explores the salient features of English grammatical structure. Particular attention will be paid to basic sentence phrase structures, clause types and inter-sentential relations, among others. The aim is to improve the students’ proficiency in English by indirectly highlighting their areas of difficulty and helping to sharpen their sense of grammatical correctness vis-ŕ-vis communicative effectiveness.

  5. ENG141: The Origins of Nigerian Literature in English

    (2 credit units)

    This course explores the origins of Nigerian literature in English. It focuses, in particular in its oral background in poetry, prose and fiction. Early authors such as Amos Tutuola will be examined.

  6. ENG151: History of the English Language

    (3 credit units)

    This course is a diachronic study of the development of the English Language, from Old English to its present-day status as a world language. The linguistic and social factors that have influenced its development will be examined.

  7. GST111: Communication in English I

    (2 credit units)

    Effective communication and writing in English, Language skills, writing of essay answers, Comprehension, Sentence construction, Outlines and paragraphs, Collection and organization of materials and logical presentation, Punctuation.

  8. GST121: Nigerian People Culture and Anti Cultism and Social Vices

    (2 credit units)

    Logical presentation of papers, Phonetics, Instruction on lexis, Art of public speaking and oral communication, Figures of speech, Précis, Report writing.

  9. GST131: Introduction to Computer Science

    (2 credit units)

    Definition and History of Computers, Computer and the Society. Functions, Components, Devices and characteristics of computer, Computers for data processing and types of platform of secretarial duties. Interacting with your computer, Storing information in a computer. Computer maintenance and security devices. The internet, internet and online Resources, Computer application and problems solving. Uses of the Computer in day to day life.

  10. SOC111 : Introduction to Sociology 1

    (3 credit units)

  11. POL111 : Introduction to Political Science

    (3 credit units)

  12. HIS131 : Nigeria from 1500-1800 AD

    (3 credit units)

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