English I

5 ECTs / Semester / Portuguese

To revise, recycle and consolidate students' existing knowledge of English in order to eliminate inaccuracy in spoken and written work. To extend students' vocabulary and reading skills. To develop students' language awareness in order to aid them to express opinions on a range of media and current affairs themes. To present detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects. Write fluent and coherent texts on familiar matters. To read and understand English as used in the current media (newspapers, the Internet) and complex articles concerned with contemporary problems. To write clearly and explain a well-supported viewpoint on a topical issue. To provide students with the necessary skills to use English both receptively and productively.