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CEL ( introduction )

CEL (Certificate in English Language) is a six month course designed for the basic learners of English Language at KNU. In these six months the students are taught four essential and vital aspects of English Language as introductory level.

The four elements include grammar, reading and vocabulary, conversation and listening.

  • The Grammar Section:The Grammar Section contains (Basic English Grammar) both as text and reference book. It contains ten chapters each dealing the basic uses of grammatical terms. The followings are the contents of the book.
  • The Reading and Vocabulary Section: In The Reading and Vocabulary Section, students are provided with chapters which contain effective passages along with a glossary explaining the new words, phrases and expression which appear in the passages. Each reading is selected from a reliable source and plays an important role in enhancing the students reading comprehension. Each reading passage is followed by a vast number of exercises. The contents of the Reading chapters are as followed.
  • The Conversation Section:this section deals with situational dialogues, topics (individual/ group wise) and vocabulary.
  • The Listening Section: Since Listening plays a vital role in learning a language, CEL has a listening section, too. In the listening section the students will practice different kinds of listening activities inside the class directed by the lecturer. (Basic Listening Tactics) is being used as the Listening text book in CEL. The following outline indicates the contents of this section.
  • The Writing Section:The writing section is one of the important aspect of CEL. In this section students are taught basic of writing and so on designed from the very basic to beginners. The following outline introduce the contents of this section.
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EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH CEL ( Curriculum )

No. Program Book Author Edition
1 CEL Basics of English Grammar Betty SchrampferAzar Second Edition
2 CEL Effective Reading Passages Naeem Khalid & Waheed Afghan First Edition
3 CEL Listening Tactics Jack C. Richards Second Edition
4 DEL 1 semester Fundamentals of English Grammar Betty SchrampferAzar Second Edition
5 DEL 1 semester Effective Reading Passages Naeem Khalid & Waheed Afghan First Edition
6 DEL 1 semester Effective Writing Waheed Afghan First Edition
7 DEL 1 semester Vocabulary Building Waheed Afghan First Edition
8 DEL 1 semester Listening Tactics ( Developing ) Jack C. Richards First Edition
9 DEL 2 Semester Effective Reading Passages Naeem Khalid & Waheed Afghan First Edition
10 DEL 2 Semester Effective Writing Waheed Afghan First Edition
11 DEL 2 Semester Vocabulary Building Waheed Afghan First Edition
12 DEL 2 Semester Listening Tactics (Expanding) Jack C. Richards First Edition

Remarks:Spoken English and Technical Writingsubjects are taught based on particularly designed outline in first and second semesterof DEL, while CEL as programmed especially for middle level English learning students, doesn’t contain Technical Writing instead that Listening Comprehension is taught.

 Habibullah Massoud© Khana-e-Noor University.