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Group photograph of Electrical Technology 3/28 taken in November 2009.



This has got to be the smallest class I have ever had. What do you think the chances are that we can get some good grades from those that have bothered to turn up? Seven out of eleven so far, let's see what happens over the coming weeks.



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Language Center
Udon Thani Rajabhat University
Course Syllabus
1552500: English for Future Careers


Course Description

This course develops the skills necessary to apply for employment and participate in interviews. Students will identify their personal strengths and produce curriculum vitaes (CVs) as part of their preparation for working in a real world environment.
The aim of this course is to equip the students with the relevant skills, so that by the end of the semester, they will effectively write their own CVs, with covering letters as well as successfully take part in simulated employment interviews.



At the end of the course, students will have effectively demonstrated competence in the following:
1. The writing of a personal CV.
2. The writing of a covering letter for their personal CV.
3. Participation in simulated employment interviews.
4. Use of Microsoft Word and email to complete assessment.



Secondary Objective

At the end of the course, students will have effectively identified their personal strengths and qualities and have been motivated to demonstrate their confidence in producing oral and written English.



Course Schedule




 1Introductions and Placement Test 
 2Personal Qualities 
 3Personal Qualities 


 10Covering LettersMidterm Test
 13Interviews and Problem Solving 
 14Interviews and Problem Solving 
 16Final Examination - InterviewScheduled Written Test




 Classroom Activities20% 
 Midterm Test30%
 Final Test50%



Grading system

90 100 
B+ 85 89 
80 84 
C+ 75 79 
70 74 
D+ 60 69 
50 59 


Resources & Readings

How to Impress Bosses and Win Interviews. Careerfinder Ltd. 2006.

How to Impress at Selection and Win the Job. Careerfinder Ltd. 2006.

Glendinning, E.H. and Glendinning, N. Oxford English for Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. Oxford University Press. 2003.

Jackson, T. The Perfect CV. Piatkus. 1995.

Roberts, J.D. Your Interview in Teaching. New Education Press. 1994.

Straw, A. and Shapiro, M. Succeeding at Interviews. Institute of Management. 1996.

Threlfall, B. Your Approach to Interview Questions. New Education Press. 1994.



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