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Workshops on English Language Proficiency
PD HR   Monday, February 3, 2020

Three workshops on “English Language Proficiency” were held at COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) from 29-31 January, 2020. These workshops are part of activities, organized under the program “Information Seminars for Higher Studies Abroad” with the objective to educate and orient CUI prospective candidates with respect to selecting, financing and applying for higher studies abroad.

The purpose of the workshops was to guide young faculty members and students in preparing for exams such as the IELTS (Academic and General). Ms. Saba Bahareen Mansur from the English Language Center-Department of Humanities, Islamabad campus conducted these workshops and shared tips on how to attempt the different sections of the test.

Ms. Saba Bahareen Mansur is a Lecturer with the Department of Humanities, CUI. She is a recipient of the Hornby Scholarship for Master’s Program in TESOL from Leeds University, UK. She has over a decade long experience of teaching at university level and has conducted many professional workshops on English communication.

The event started with the recitation of the Glorious Quran followed by an introduction to IELTS and the difference between IELTS General and Academic tests. On day one sections on Listening and Speaking were covered and hands on exercises were conducted. On the Second day the Writing section exercises were conducted and feedbacks on the participants work were provided. For the third day Reading exercises were covered.

All three workshops were interactive and a good number of faculty members and students attended the workshops. The participants acknowledged the usefulness of the information provided by the learned trainer.

The workshops were organized by Directorate of Planning, Development and Human Resource Development.

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