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  • This course is designed for first-year students of Master's Degree in Computer Science. It is an ESP (English for Specific Purpose) course in an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) context. The English for Computing covers ten chapters for both semesters. Each chapter introduces students to different topics of Computer Science through the four skills: Speaking, Reading, Listening, and Writing. Grammar and vocabulary are given special focus, and the variety of exercises and activities fosters the learning of Computing English progressively. The use of a humanistic and communicative approach also allows the students to develop additional skills such as teamwork and auto-evaluation.

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    Faculty: Mathematics and Informatics
    Department: Computer Science
    Targeted Audience: 1st year Master’s Degree
    Course Title: English for Computing
    Semester: S2
    Title of TU: Technical English
    Credit: 02
    Course schedule: 1h.30
    Time slotsSaturday: 08 am-9.30 am  NICT
                          Students should abide by their groups.
    Duration: 14 weeks
    Evaluation Mode: 1 test including Listening and writing 30%. 1 test related to
                                     Reading Comprehension,  Grammar, Computer Quiz, and
                                     Computer Terminology 70%.
    Teacher: Prof. Dr. Linda Belabdelouahab-Fernini
    Availability: Wednesdays and Thursdays by appointment.

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