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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1052

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100504

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To develop students’ spoken and written communication skills in English as an Additional Language (foreign and second language) at an introductory level for use as an academic language for undergraduate university study.

Course content

This course is designed to develop students’ proficiency in English as an additional (second or foreign) language at an introductory level necessary for university study and employment in Australia and other English-speaking countries. The distinctive features of Australian English are examined in short literary and visual texts. Students will learn how to use their existing knowledge of language(s) to advance their proficiency in English. The course includes a strong focus on the reading and writing of reflective, biographic and descriptive texts, in parallel with enhanced listening and speaking skills’ development in English.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Available to students for whom English is an additional (i.e. second or foreign) language.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 3 hours x 13 sessions (6 weeks)
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 3 hours x 13 sessions (6 weeks)
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 3 hours x 13 sessions (6 weeks)

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Portfolio 2700 words 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Portfolio 2700 words 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Portfolio 2700 words 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Portfolio 2700 words 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Portfolio 2700 words 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Portfolio 2700 words 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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