Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and three hours of tutorials per week |
Total Time Commitment: .
|Prerequisites:||Non-native speakers of English may enrol without sitting for a placement test but may be recommended to other subjects during the first two weeks of the semester depending on their English language proficiency. Native or near-native speakers of English are not eligible to enrol.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||.|
CoordinatorDr Neomy Storch
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject develops the academic English language skills required for university study. Its primary focus is on developing students' academic writing ability in English. The subject also aims to develop essay and report writing, effective reading strategies and analysis of texts, critical thinking, group discussions and examination techniques. These abilities will be developed through a study of topics relating to the history of migration to Australia and current issues in Australia's migration program.
|Assessment:||Three integrated listening/reading/writing assignments totalling 1300 words 40% (due in weeks 6, 9 and 12), a written assignment of 1300 words 30% (due in week 14), short written texts totalling 1400 words 25% (due in weeks 3 - 10) and class exercises 5%.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Students will be required to purchase a Subject Reader prepared by the coordinator.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Formerly available as 145-004/120. Students who have completed 145-004/120 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts |
Graduate Certificate in Arts (English Language Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (English Language Studies)
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