LANG 0002 Academic Communication 2 (WSTC Prep)
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 700199
Coordinator Richard Robinson Opens in new window
Description This subject is designed to expand upon and extend the academic literacy skills acquired in Academic Communication 1. The subject will assist students to develop the skills required to critically read and analyse a variety of texts, and to develop their research and writing skills to produce complex texts. There is a particular focus in this subject on critique and analysis in the process of understanding and producing academic texts.
School Western Sydney The College
Discipline English Language
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 0 Preparatory subject
Pre-requisite(s) LANG 0001
Equivalent Subjects LANG 0032 - English for Tertiary Study 2 (WSTC Prep) LANG 0039 - Introduction to Academic Communication 2 (WSTC Prep) LANG 0007 - Academic English 2 (WSTC) LANG 0033 - English for Tertiary Study 2 (WSTC) LANG 0040 - Introduction to Academic Communication 2 (WSTC)
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|In-class critical analysis of text exercise||500 words||20%||N||Individual|
|Essay Plan (including short annotated bibliography)||300 words||15%||N||Individual|
|Analytical-Persuasive essay (mandatory assessment)||1200 words||35%||N||Individual|
|Final exam (mandatory assessment)||2 hours||30%||N||Individual|