Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - 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: 4 contact hours/week, 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|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:||Formerly available as 145-004/120. Students who have completed 145-004 or 145-120 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Celia Thompson, Dr Neomy Storch
Through the study of the development of multiculturalism in Australian society, this subject develops students' ability to use academic English language in a university setting. The subject is specifically designed for students who require intensive attention to their academic writing development. Its primary focus is on developing students' ability to structure an academic paper, develop an argument, make effective use of citations and draw conclusions. A range of other academic abilities are also highlighted such as critical thinking, effective reading, participation in small group work, oral presentation of ideas and listening to lectures. The ability to write under examination conditions will also be developed.
Students enrolling in this subject will develop their ability to:
|Assessment:||A 600 word assignment 15% (due mid-semester). a 1200 word assignment 30% (due end of semester). written class exercises equivalent to 1800 words completed during the semester (45%) and a short oral presentation (10%).|
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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:|| |
English Language Studies |
English as a Second Language
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