• Short Description of the Course: 

English module or ESP – teaching English for specific purpose- is specialized branch of English language teaching that focuses on providing language skills and communication abilities tailored to meet the specific needs and requirements of learners in specific professional or academic fields. For students who study science-related courses, ESP would involve teaching English language skills and vocabulary that are directly relevant to their scientific discipline. This could range from teaching them basic technical terminology to more complex levels such as writing scientific content, reading research articles, presenting scientific findings, and engaging in academic discussions related to their field of study in English. Concerning Exact Sciences students, Mathematics in this case, the goal of ESP is to enable students to effectively use English in their professional or academic settings, enhancing their ability to communicate, collaborate, and excel in their respective scientific fields. Since mathematics is a discipline that involves a lot of technical language and precise communication, ESP helps students of this discipline to improve their English language skills, enabling them to understand the usual mathematical concepts and communicate their ideas effectively. Students who study scientific fields often face challenges when reading academic texts in English, hence, ESP helps them develop reading strategies and comprehension skills. Course Plan of the English Module.

  • Teacher’s name:

 Dr. Benhmeida Mohamed Ala Eddine

  • The Targeted Audience: 

Master’s degree first year (Math Analysis) 

Module coefficient: 02

Credit: 02 Weekly hourly load: 1 lecture (1.5 hours)

Total hourly load for the semester: 22.5 h (15 weeks)

Timing schedule: On Thursdays 9:00 to 10:30 am (Room 29/ Block 30)

  • General Objectives: 
  1. Knowledge :

    • Understand the structure of a formal email.
    • Recognize the main characteristics of academic writing.
    • Familiarize oneself with different citation styles, such as MLA, APA, etc.
  2. Comprehension (Understanding):

    • Distinguish between formal and informal writing.
    • Explain the importance of academic research in technical writing.
    • Interpret the significance of clarity, coherence, and cohesion in academic writing.
  3. Application:

    • Identify mistakes that should be avoided in formal emails.
    • Evaluate the use of visual media to support research findings in PowerPoint presentations.
  4. Analysis:

    • Analyze the content and adjust the data for research projects in PowerPoint.
    • Recognize the mistakes that should be avoided in formal emails.
    • Evaluate the use of visual media to support research findings in PowerPoint presentations.
  5. Synthesis (Creation):

    • Prepare captivating introductions and conclusions for PowerPoint presentations.
    • Design coherent and well-organized paragraphs with supporting evidence.
    • Formulate clear and concise technical specifications.
  6. Evaluation:

    • Assess the reliability of sources for academic research.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of presentation skills in PowerPoint slides.
    • Critically analyze the structure and components of technical reports.