Control System Design course prepares students to design automatic systems, which is indispensable of the engineering curriculum. This paper intends to illustrate how the effective learning techniques of Lu Xun are adapted as activities in the teaching of the course. This is the first time that the content design and delivery of the course are analysed objectively. From a study population of 128 students, Activity 5-9 are found to be the most capable of engaging the students to use the 5-organs while learning the course. And the Eye, Hand and Brain are the most engaging organs.