One- year English program


1. GENERAL INFORMATION OF THE  PROGRAM

The one year English program is for students whose English hasn't been sufficient enough to enroll  the 3 year bachelor program but still express the desire to study at USTH. The program includes 500 hours for Communication English and 200 hours for Scientific English with the aim to provide the solid English foundation to lessen the pressure for the students in the upcomming bachelor years. 

 

Communication  English Program

Scientific English Program

Semester

Autumn and Spring of B0 year

2nd semester

Number of Credits

45

15

Total hours

500 hours

200 hours

Prerequisite

No

No

2. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

Communication English Program

The program’s main objective is to help students  to improve their 4 skills of English language including Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing so that their English language level meet the basic requirements  in order to be able to study subjects of specialty in English their B1 year.  

This program aims at a proficiency goal of an equivalent of 4.5 to 5.0 IELTS for students who participate fully in the program.

Scientific English Program

The program’s main objective is to make students to be familiar with Scientific English using in Science. The program also help students to consolidate the knowledge of scientific courses (math, physics, chemistry, biology and informatic) in high school. Moreover, the programe will give students some knowledge of advanced science in oder to be able to study subjects of specialty in English their B1 year.  

3. METHODOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES

Communication English Program

This course employs the following teaching and learning approaches and methods:

  • Learner-centered: the course places the learner and learning at the center of all teaching and learning activities.
  • Learner autonomy: learners of the course are expected to be active in class and be able to work well on their own.
  • Learning by doing: during the course students will be required to apply what they have learned in various ways. 
  • Pair work and Teamwork: As their cooperation is a pivotal source of learning, learners are expected to cooperate well with their classmates not only in class and self-study time but also in doing pair/ group assessment tasks.

Scientific English Program

Depending on the specific of each course, the course in general will be divided in different parts: theory, tutorial and practical classes. In the theory class, student will be reminded and summarize the knowledge which has been learned at high school in English. In addition, students will be specifically learned the advanced science to be able for following the Foundation program. In the tutorial part, students will have time to do exercies and to solve all problems which are raised in theory class with helping of teacher.  The practical class will help students have more deeply understanding archived from theory and tutorial class and also give to students the manipulated skills in the laboratory.

4. PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Communication English Program

Subjects

Class contact hours
       Semester 1

Credit

Class contact hours
      Semester 2

Credit

Listening

80

7

30

3

Speaking
(pronunciation included)

96

9

44

3.5

Reading

80

7

30

3

Writing

96

9

44

3.5

Total

352

32

148

13

Scientific English Program

Subjects

Class contact hours
      (h)

Credit

(ECTS)

Mathematic

40

3

Physics

40

3

Chemistry

40

3

Biology

40

3

Informatics

40

3

Total

200

15

 

5. CONTACT

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University of Science and Technology of Hanoi

Undergraduate School

Room 807, A21 Bulding, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology 
Add: 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay District, Hanoi 
Telephone:   +84-24 37 91 85 16 | +84-24 37 91 85 27