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English Language

English Language Courses
  
The following courses are offered: :
LMT 100/2 - Preparatory English
LSP 300/2 - Academic English
LSP 401/2 - General English
LSP 402/2 - Scientific and Medical English
LSP 403/2 - Business and Communication English
LSP 404/2 - Technical and Engineering English
LHP 451/2 - Effective Reading
LHP 452/2 - Business Writing
LHP 453/2 - Creative Writing
LHP 454/2 - Academic Writing
LHP 455/2 - English Pronunciation Skills
LHP 456/2 - Spoken English
LHP 457/4 - Public Speaking and Speech Writing
LHP 458/2 - English for Translation
LHP 459/2 - English for Interpretation
English Language Courses (as compulsory English Language units)
Students must take and pass the stipulated English Language courses in fulfillment of the University requirement for graduation. The courses relevant to their disciplines are as follows.
The following courses are offered: : 
 
LMT 100/2 - Preparatory English
LSP 300/2 - Academic English 
LSP 401/2 - General English
LSP 402/2 - Scientific and Medical English 
LSP 403/2 - Business and Communication English
LSP 404/2 - Technical and Engineering English
LHP 451/2 - Effective Reading
LHP 452/2 - Business Writing
LHP 453/2 - Creative Writing
LHP 454/2 - Academic Writing
LHP 455/2 - English Pronunciation Skills
LHP 456/2 - Spoken English
LHP 457/4 - Public Speaking and Speech Writing
LHP 458/2 - English for Translation
LHP 459/2 - English for Interpretation
LDN 101/2 - English for Nursing 1
LDN 201/2 - English for Nursing 2
  
English Language Courses (as compulsory English Language units)
  
Students must take and pass the stipulated English Language courses in fulfillment of the University requirement for graduation. The courses relevant to their disciplines are as follows. 
  
NO. COURSE CODE/ UNITS COURSE TITILE COURSE LEADER(S)
ACADEMIC SCHOOL 
(if applicable)
 1.  LMT 100/2  Preparatory English

Mr. Wan Azri Wan Hamid
w.azri89@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3153

Ms. Tasnim Meera Mohaideen
tmeera@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 4974

 Students from all academic    schools
 2.  LSP 300/2  Academic English Ms. Ezleena Mustafa Kamal
ezleenamustafa@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 2361

Ms. Nurtasneem Ibrahim
tasneem@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3149

 Students from all academic  schools
 3.  LSP 401/2  General English Ms. Ajuntha Kuppan
ajuntha@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 2667
 Students from the Schools of: 
 - Educational Studies (Arts) 
 - Fine Arts 
 - Humanities 
 - Social Sciences 
 
 4.  LSP 402/2  Scientific and Medical English Ms. Arbaeyah Hassan
arbaeyah@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3401
 Students from the Schools of: 
 - Biological Sciences 
 - Chemical Sciences 
 - Educational Studies (Science) 
 - Health and Dental Sciences 
 - Industrial Technology 
 - Mathematical Sciences 
 - Medical Sciences 
 - Pharmaceutical Sciences 
 - Physics 
 5.  LSP 403/2  Business and Communication      English Mr. Neoh Soon Yum
neoh@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3998
 Students from the Schools of: 
 - Communication 
 - Management 
 
 6.  LSP 404/2 Technical and Engineering English Ms. Kam Su-Yin
su_yin@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3143
 Students from the Schools of: 
 - Computer Sciences 
 - Housing, Building and  Planning 
 - Engineering 
7. LDN 101/2  English for Nursing 1 Ms. Nurun Najmee Hasenan
najmee@usm.my
 - Nursing
8. LDN 201/2  English for Nursing 2 Ms. Fadilah Zakaria
fadilahz@usm.my
 - Nursing
English Language Courses (as compulsory English Language/option/skills units)
 
The following courses may be taken as university courses to fulfil the compulsory English Language requirements or as skills courses or as options.
NO. COURSE CODE / UNIT COURSE TITLE COURSE LEADER
ACADEMIC SCHOOL 
(If Applicable )
1. LHP 451/2 Effective Reading Ms. Ida Suhaini Tajul Urus
idasuhaini@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3150
 Students from all        academic schools
2. LHP 452/2 Business Writing Ms. Vivien Chee Pei Wei
vivien@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3997
 Students from all        academic schools
3. LHP 453/2 Creative Writing Mr. Ahmad Sofwan Nathan Abdullah
svpathma@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 4123
 Students from all            academic schools
4. LHP 454/2 Academic Writing Ms. Ng Yim San
ysng@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3153
 Students from all        academic schools
5. LHP 455/2 English Pronunciation Skills Ms. Noraida Kamarudin
noraidakamarudin@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 2644
 Students from all        academic schools
6. LHP 456/2 Spoken English Ms. Siti Sara Zainal Abidin
pbsara@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3403
 Students from all            academic schools
7. LHP 457/4 Public Speaking and Speech Writing Dr. Anne Rowena David
rowena@usm.my
Tel No: 04-653 3998
 Students from all            academic schools
8. LHP 458/2 English for Translation Dr. Mozhgan Ghassemiazghandi
mozhgan@usm.my
 Students from all          academic schools
9. LHP 459/2 English for Interpretation Dr. Mozhgan Ghassemiazghandi
mozhgan@usm.my
 Students from all          academic schools

Entry Requirements
NO. ENGLISH LANGUAGE QUALIFICATION  GRADE LEVEL OF  ENTRY COURSE STATUS
 1.  *MUET 

 LSP 401/402/403/404
 Discretion of Dean of  PPBLT

Band 6 

A - C 

LHP 451/452/453/454/455/ 
456/457/458/459* 
Core-required/ Option
(Type: ‘U’) 
(2 units) 
 
 2.  *MUET 

 LSP 300 
 Discretion of Dean of  PPBLT

Band 5

A - C 

LSP 401/402/403/404 
Core-required 
(Type: ‘U’) 
(2 units) 
 3.  *MUET 

 LMT 100 
 Discretion of Dean of  PPBLT

Band 4 

A - C 

LSP 300 
Core-required 
(Type: ‘U’)
(2 units) 
 4.  *MUET 
 Discretion of Dean of  PPBLT
 
Band 3/2/1 
 
LMT 100/Resit MUET 
Pre-requisite/Audit 
(Type: ‘Z’)
( 2 units) 

 


*MUET: Malaysian University English Test 
 
Note : 
 
  • Students are required to accumulate 4 units of English for graduation 
     
  • In order to obtain units in English Language courses, students have to pass with a minimum of a Grade C.  Otherwise, no units will be awarded.
     
  • Students with a Band 6 in MUET must accumulate the 4 units of English from the courses in the post-advanced level [LHP 451 / 452 / 453 / 454 / 455 / 456 / 457/458/459*]. They can also take foreign language courses to replace their English language units but they must first obtain a written consent from the Dean of the School of Languages, Literacies and Translation, USM. [* The number of units for LHP 457 is 4 and for LHP 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 458 and 459 is 2.] 
  • Students with a score of 179 and below in MUET are required to resit MUET to improve their score to Band 4  or take LMT 100 (Preparatory English) and pass with a minimum of a Grade C.
PARTNERS / COLLABORATORS

    School of Languages, Literacies & Translation
    Universiti Sains Malaysia,11800 Minden, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

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