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ELC3822 Professional English for Interactive Media Design Students

This is a two-credit DSR subject taken by Interactive Media Design students.

Learning outcomes

  1. Participating and interacting professionally in meetings and negotiations, and
  2. Writing effective interactive media design related project proposals.


Seven Resources to Help YOU Get a Better Grade!


Meetings and negotiations

Go to the discussions module in the third unit of Learning4Life and learn how you can be an effective discussion partner.


You need to have the right body language in a discussion if you want a good grade. Watch this video to find out how!


Build up your discussion vocabulary by going to this online resource and doing the interactive activities.






Q: I have no idea what topic to write in the proposal. Is there any help?



A: Think about your Cooperative Project or FYP topic.





Q: What is the structure of a project proposal?



A: The structure of a project proposal:

  • Front cover
  • Executive summary
  • Current situation
  • Target audience
  • Objectives
  • Creative strategy
  • Budget
  • Schedule of work
  • Payment schedule and arrangements
  • Qualifications
  • Conclusion




    Q: Should I write the proposal in a formal style?


    A: Appropriate style and tone is important in a project proposal. Make sure you are using plain English in your proposal. Watch this video for some advice.



    Q: I always get a low grade for my language. How can I improve it?


    A: To get a satisfactory grade for language, you need to produce accurate language. If you need more help with your language, join Upgrading Your Grammar.



    Q: Are there any tips for language?


    A: You should use the appropriate grammatical structures in your writing. For example, use parallel structures in your writing. Watch this video to find out more.

    And go to this site for more information about using parallel structures in your writing.