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English for electrical engineering

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English for electrical engineering

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English for electrical engineering

  1. 1. English for Electrical Engineering #1 - The Language of Procedure Ardian Wahyu Setiawan
  2. 2. English for Electrical Engineering Program Objective Generally, this program aims to give students language skills needed/used in working or professional contexts. It is assumed that you have worked in professional settings.
  3. 3. #1 - The Language of Procedure
  4. 4. Our life... and procedures Do you think we use procedures in our life? Do we do things randomly? or are there standards?
  5. 5. Contents to Discuss #1 What is a procedure? Reading a procedure - understanding The elements and language aspects of procedures Writing a procedure
  6. 6. Read the sample documents How to connect a laptop and projector
  7. 7. What is a procedure? Documents/papers which show the "how to's" for completing a task or process. Procedures are action oriented. They outline steps to take, and the order in which they need to be taken. They're often instructional, and they may be used in training and orientation. Well-written procedures are typically solid, precise, factual, short, and to the point. Source: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_78.htm
  8. 8. What is a procedure? Procedures can have an important effect on an organization. When written clearly and properly, they can help systems and people function better. If your people know what to do, when to do it, how to do it, and how not to get it wrong, you can reduce frustration and save a tremendous amount of time and effort. Source: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_78.htm
  9. 9. When you need it? You need a procedure when a process • is lengthy • is complex • is routine, but it's essential that everyone strictly follows rules • Demands consistency • involves documentation • involves significant change • has serious consequences if done wrong Source: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_78.htm
  10. 10. The language characteristics? What are the language characteristics of the procedure? Form Stuctures (time) Style
  11. 11. The language characteristics? What are the language characteristics of the procedure? Form - Commands Stuctures (time) - Present Style – Short and concise
  12. 12. Write a procedure Pay attention to the following aspects: Form - Commands Stuctures (time) - Present Style – Short and concise

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