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  • English Literacy & Language Development

    By the end of the module, students will show their ability to: * reflect on reading texts critically by applying a step-by-step method (this means * that you analyse, reconsider and question what you read); * write a correct and organised essay on a debatable topic ; * listen for a purpose in various communicative contexts; * discuss topics in pairs and groups; * present information,...

  • Module C10 : Report writing at university

    This module looks at report writing and the different structures of reports

  • Module C9 : Presenting ideas

    This module deals with writing introductions and conclusions

  • Module C8: Meeting lecturers' expectations

    This module looks at examining and defining the task before beginning an assignment. At university it is possible to write a well researched and well structured essay but receive a poor mark because your response has not answered the question or dealt with only part of it. We will also suggest ways of planning an essay through writing a proposal. The final section of this module?s work...

  • Module C7 : Constructing an argument

    This resource looks at constructing an argument in written form. It also deals with essay structure.

  • So you have to write an essay

    An online recording by Douglas College on how to write an essay

  • Communication Skills: Writing

    A chapter on writing skills from the textbook, Communication Skills, developed by the Language Communication for Development Department at the Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi.

  • Reading Skills (PDF)

    A chapter on reading skills from the textbook, Communication Skills, developed by the Language Communication for Development Department at the Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi.

  • Communication Skills Textbook (Word)

    This textbook has been designed to support students who are studying Communication during the first semester of the first year. This textbook has been created by lecturers from the University of Malawi - Bunda College of Agriculture. The intention of the Communication Skills course and this textbook is to provide students new to tertiary education, with the prerequisite language skills...

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