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Academic English 2 (ESLA10004)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeESLA10004
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject students will develop their academic skills in oral and written forms of communication through the study of current issues in Australian society. The assessment tasks focus on the ability to critically analyse a range of academic texts and to synthesise material from a number of sources to produce 1) a collaborative formal oral presentation and 2) independently researched written papers that are fluent, well-organised and effectively expressed.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should:

  • be able to read a range of texts effectively and critically;
  • be able to accurately synthesise material from spoken and written sources;
  • be able to write a range of academic texts fluently and in a way that addresses the task;
  • be able to work collaboratively to prepare oral and written assignments;
  • have become more independent learners.

Generic skills

At the completion of this subject, students should:

  • be able to read a range of texts effectively and critically;
  • be able to synthesise, analyse, evaluate and organise material from spoken and written sources;
  • be more independent learners.

Last updated: 31 August 2017