The Story of English

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Story of English

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    Development of English from its Indo-European origins to contemporary varieties and dialects; changes and growth in structure and vocabulary, depending on time and place; viewing of the Public Broadcasting Service production and selection from other media.

    Course Objectives:

    • To be able to understand and express orally and in writing the importance of English in the world today
    • To express orally and in writing the historical development of English
    • To express orally and in writing the differences in contemporary English.
    • To understand the importance of English in Asia and the impact of Asian English on World English

    Teaching Methods:

    Lecturing, group work, viewing videos

    Teaching Media:

    Videos, handouts, articles

    Measurement and evaluation of student achievement:

    MUIC standard grading criteria: 90% and above is grade A

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations