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Academic English 2 (ESLA10004)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeESLA10004
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject, students will further establish their academic skills with an emphasis on critical thinking, summarising and synthesising long academic texts, and building an academic argument. The primary focus is on the development of formal oral presentation skills and an ability to write research papers that are fluent, well-organised and effectively expressed. It is assumed that students who enrol in this subject already possess a range of academic vocabulary, and an ability to accurately structure sentences, use linking devices, and develop coherent paragraphs.

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: 19 February 2019