LANG 0004 Academic English (WSTC Prep) Online
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 700262
Coordinator Katherine Curic Opens in new window
Description This subject is designed to improve English proficiency, across the four macro skills. The subject aims to help students access the conventions of academic English by focusing on attitudes to knowledge, the ways in which ideas are structured and presented and surface language correctness. In addition, the subject encourages students to develop strategies to maximize their learning and to reflect on their own learning styles.
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
Equivalent Subjects LANG 0003 - Academic English (UWSCFS) LANG 0005 - Academic English (UWSC)
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.
|Group oral presentation||10 mins||10||N||Individual|
|Research essay plan||150 words||5||N||Individual|
|Research essay||1000 words||15||N||Individual|
|Research report||1200 words||25||N||Individual|
|Final Exam (Mandatory)||2 hrs||30||N||Individual|
|Homework tasks||2 tasks @ 1 hour each, plus 3 quizzes @10 multiple choice questions each.||15||N||Individual|