Foundation Programs

Foundation Programs

From left to right:

  • 1. Edward Devere Bacon, B.A. (Japanese), University of Oregon, U.S.A., M.Ed. (Bilingual Educating), Rangsit University
  • 2. Dr. Boonsri Cheevakumjorn, Head of General Education
  • B.A. (English Literature), Chulalongkorn University, M.A. (English Literature), Chulalongkorn University
  • M.Ed. (Curriculum and Instruction), University of Oregon, U.S.A., Ph.D. (Early Childhood Education), University of Oregon, U.S.A.
  • 3. Asst. Prof. Gessanee Maneerutt, B.A. (English), Chiang Mai University, M.A. (Englsih-TEFL), Chulalongkorn University Post-grad Certi cate. (Business Communication), University of Malaysia, Malaysia
  • 4. Dr. Bruce Weeks, B.A. (History), Western Illinois University, U.S.A., J.D. (Law), Seattle University, U.S.A.

LATEST REVISED PLAN A 3 April 2017

Plan A

IFE 001
(Gessy)
Active Integrated English I**3(2-2-5)
Integration of English language learning in both usage and use through activities in diverse contexts with emphasis on essential English language knowledge and practices for international/bilingual program students; namely, pronunciation and everyday conversation
IFE 002
(Gessy)
English Listening and Speaking I3(3-0-6)
Practice in listening and speaking skills, emphasizing appropriate use of English in diverse social situations
IFE 003
(Dr.Boonsri)
English Academic Reading I3(3-0-6)
Basic reading skills in English; vocabulary, word analysis, contextual clues, language resources, reading strategies
IFE 004
(Edward)
English Academic Writing I 3(3-0-6)
Basic writing skills in English; drafting an outline of paragraph, including main ideas and supporting details, paragraph development
Remarks:IFE = International Foundation English Learning
**IFE001 is required that students pay for the lab to cover the cost of Extracurricular activities outside the classroom

Latest revised by Assoc Prof Suchada, Director of RELI 30March 2016

LATEST REVISED PLAN B 3 April 2017

Plan B

IFE 005
(Gessy)
Active Integrated English II**3(2-2-5)
Continuation of English language learning intergration diverse social and academic contexts; extending practices in pronunciation, conversation and oral presentation
IFE 006
(Gessy)
Listening and speaking skills in English at an intermediate level; extensive in listening and speaking machines from classroom to real world, academic contexts, and communication in social3(3-0-6)
Practice in listening and speaking skills, emphasizing appropriate use of English in diverse social situations
IFE 007
(Dr.Boonsri)
English Academic Reading II3(3-0-6)
Practices in academic reading skills in English; reading strategies for from selective to critical readings
IFE 008
(Edward)
English Academic Writing II3(3-0-6)
Practice in academic writing; researching for ideas, summarizing paraphrasing, outlining and writing an academic essay
IFE 009
(Dr.Boonsri)
English Communication and Presentation3(3-0-6)
Strategies for group discussions arguments and counterarguments, giving presentation in social and academic contexts
Remarks:IFE = International Foundation English Learning
**IFE005 required that student pay for the lab to cover the cost of Extracurricular activities outside the classroom

Latest revised by Assoc Prof Suchada, Director of RELI 30March 2016