LANG 0002 Academic Communication 2 (WSTC Prep)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 700199

Coordinator Richard Robinson Opens in new window

Description This unit is designed to expand upon and extend the academic literacy skills acquired in Academic Communication 1. The unit 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 unit on critique and analysis in the process of understanding and producing academic texts.

School Western Sydney The College

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.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
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

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