This subject is designed for students where English is a second language and develops fluency in spoken Australian English. Intensive study includes the application of the International Phonetic Alphabet to improve and develop the articulation of specific speech sounds for Australian English. Students will learn how to use the voice effectively and develop skills in intonation, stress, and rhythm.
Intended learning outcomes
At the completion of this subject students will be able to demonstrate:
clearer speech and articulation;
increased fluency in spoken Australian English;
increased spoken vocabulary;
understanding of grammatical syntax in conversation, group discussion, and presentation settings;
ability to accurately distinguish speech sounds in Australian English;
increased understanding of phonetics and intonation patterns in connected speech.
On completion of this subject students should have: