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.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
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

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