Kuwait University

EfS Course # 161 Syllabus


  • English for Science, Fran Zimmerman.
  • Writing Workbook.

    (Course books are available in Shuwaikh Bookstore.)






Sunday, Monday, Tuesday: 12:30 -1:30 pm

English Language Unit of Science - Khaldiyah Campus - Build.3, 2nd floor, Room # 12


Course Description:

This is an English for Specific Purpose, (ESP) course. It contains topics from the general science curriculum.The main Objectives of this course are learning new scientific terms, taking notes efficiently, and writing scientificreports; such as, classifying, comparison, and describing, encouraging the use of

the standard form of academicparagraph outlining, the tree diagram, and tables.It also enforces the major reading skills of skimming, scanning, andreading between the lines, aiming at developing the ability of distinguishing fact from fiction, drawing logical conclusions,and making appropriate inferences. The course integrates the four basic English language skills, reading, writing, listening,and speaking.

Grade Computation:




         Attendance - CALL Program - Quizzes

         Final Web-based Project

         Midterm Exam

         Final Exam





  • 3hours= first warning
  • 6 hours= second warning
  • 9 hours= failure

"If you're absent due to medical reasons, please bring the original copy of the medical note or report from your doctor".

  • To midterm examination 1,2,5, 9
  • To final examination 8,10,11,&3

Absence Policy:





Chapters Included:


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