Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009: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: 250 hours (including 100 hours of programmed self-directed learning) |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMs Brenda Rose Krenus, Ms Jennifer Lowe
|Subject Overview:||This subject develops the student's English language competency across the four macro skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. Students will particularly focus on understanding the structure of written and spoken academic and business texts, writing for various professional and academic purposes and in different forms, analysing spoken and written arguments, acquiring and using business vocabulary and concepts, oral interaction in professional and academic situations, making effective presentations (including use of IT), standard computer applications in professional and academic use and formatting written documents.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||Written texts totalling approximately 4,000 words (60 per cent); oral presentation of approximately 15 minutes (15 per cent); 3-hour end-of-term test in listening and reading (25 per cent).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Graduate Certificate in English as an International Language |
Graduate Diploma in English as an International Language
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