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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1053

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100505

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To further develop students’ spoken and written communication skills in English language at an introductory level.

Course content

Students will develop an understanding of English as an academic language for undergraduate university study and its necessity for further study and employment in English-speaking countries. Students are encouraged to reflect on language learning processes while they focus on the further development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students will develop critical and analytical reading and writing skills, focussing on the types of writing found in academic and professional contexts. Included in the course is a focus reflexive practice and strategies to expand the student’s knowledge of vocabulary, structure (grammar) and confidence in producing written texts in English.

Textbook(s)

Murphy, R. 2008, English grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English with answers, 3rd Edition, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Seminar 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 3 hours x 12 sessions (6 weeks)
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 3 hours x 12 sessions (6 weeks)
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 3 hours x 12 sessions (6 weeks)
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 3 hours x 12 sessions (6 weeks)
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 3 hours x 12 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
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Portfolio 2700 words 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Portfolio 2700 words 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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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