Topic outline

  • MODUL 6: ENGLISH AT WORK PLACE


  • LEARNING ACTIVITY 1: REPORTS

    Welcome to Learning Activity 1

     

    In  Learning Activity 1,  we will be learning  report texts on jobs. Report text on jobs are usually posted on job serach websites. These texts are made available to public to inform readers/viewers about the name of profession,  the tasks they have to do to perform the job, requirements or qualifications to fit the position, and the benefits people will get if they choose career on a particular job. 

    In this activity, you will also learn how to analyze some report texts on jobs and construct  report texts to do with jobs. First, you will be exposed to some examples of report texts on jobs . From the examples, you will analyze the elements that make up  report texts on jobs and see how different structures are employed to meet certain purposes from the texts. You will also learn the language to describe jobs and work places to help you construct the report texts. Finally, you will gradually be guided to write report texts to do with jobs. 

    Below is the outline of the learning outcomes in Learning Activity 1.

  • LEARNING ACTIVITY 2: APPLICATION LETTER

    Welcome to Learning Activity 2

     

    In Learning Activity 2, you will be learning application letter. Application letter is intended to provide detailed information on why you are qualified candidate for the job you are applying for. Effective application letters explain the reasons for your interest in the specific organization and identify your most relevant skills or experiences. Your application letter should let the employer know what position you are applying for, what makes you a strong candidate, why they should select you for an interview, and how you will follow up. 

    In this learning activity, you will observe what make a good application letter and how to write a strong application letter. To start with, you will be exposed to some examples of application letters and analize the parts of each application letter. You will learn how different structures in application letters are present to meet their social purposes. Special emphasis on formal language in application letter will also be discussed. With refference of information in applicant's resume, you will learn how to boost the applicant's profile in his/her application letter.

    The learning outcomes in Learning Activity 2 are set out below. 

  • LEARNING ACTIVITY 3: PROCEDURES

    Welcome to Learning Activity 3

     

    In Learning Activity 3, you will learn procedural texts. Procedure text is a text which describes how something is achieved through a sequence of actions or steps. It explains how people perform different processes in a sequence of steps. Procedures may be spoken, written or visual. These may involve physical activity, mental thought or emotional behaviour. There are different types of procedure texts serving different purposes. Procedures can instruct how to do a particular activity or help people  teaching  appropriate behaviour. Procedure normally takes the form of directions or instructions.

    In this learning activity, you learn how to give instructions effectively through procedure texts. To do so, firstly, you will be exposed to some examples of procedure texts and analize the parts of each of the procedure text. You will learn how different structures in procedure texts are present to meet their social purposes. Special discussion on infinitive complement will help you write tips or warning that might be usefull when you write procedure texts

    Learning outcomes of Learning Activity 3 are set out below.

  • LEARNING ACTIVITY 4: FORMAL INVITATIONS

    Welcome to Learning Activity 4

     

    In Learning Activity 4, you will learn formal invitations. An Invitation Letter is a document that presents a formal request for the presence of an individual, a group of people or an organization at an event.  An invitation letter may be formal or informal. It could be printed on paper or sent via email. Invitation letters can be used for a variety of events such as weddings, graduation ceremonies, annual dinners, anniversary parties and birthday parties. An invitation letter usually contains some information about the host, the date and time of the event, the venue of the event and how to accept the invitation. Invitations are usually sent many days in advance of the event, to give the invitees an opportunity to respond to the invitation.

    In this learning activity, you will observe the stylistic of formal invitations and how to write formal invitations in letters/email or invitation cards. To start with, you will be exposed to some examples of casual/informal invitations and the formal ones. You will also analize the parts of each invitations to see how different structures of invitations present to meet their social purposes. Special emphasis on formal language in formal invitations will also be discussed. 

    Learning outcomes of Learning Activity 4 are set out below.

  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT MODUL 6