The course aims to equip students with the four language skills (i.e. listening, reading, speaking and writing) and study skills for academic success. The course requires students to read various texts of general topics by incorporating essential reading skills. Study skills such as note-taking and note making techniques, and active listening skills are also emphasised. Students will also be exposed to thesis-support essays and writing styles and organisation appropriate for their level. Additionally, students will be exposed to presentation skills and e-learning platform will also be introduced as part of the course.