Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject examines the ways in which language is shaped to achieve particular purposes in professional contexts. Topics include theories of discourse and genre, personal and impersonal language, patterns of formal and informal negotiation, the genres of business writing, conventions of electronic communication (phone, email, etc.), sensitivity to difference (e.g. culture, gender), and the language of interviews.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||Essay 1: 1,500 words (40 per cent) due week 7 |
Essay 2: 2,500 words (60 per cent) due week 14
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of English as an International Language |
Download PDF version.