LANG 0029 English for International Students 2 (WSTC)

Credit Points 0

Legacy Code 900121

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Description This unit is designed to meet the academic literacy needs of International students completing the Extended Diplomas in Arts, Building Design Management, Business, Communication, Construction Management, Criminal and Community Justice, Design, Engineering, Health Science, ICT, Science, Social Science and Policing. The unit will support these students in understanding how to perform successfully within it in terms of academic literacy skills. Specifically, it will focus on improving students' reading, listening, speaking and writing skills, as well as expand on skills covered in English for International Students 1. It consists of 2 hours per week of face-to-face instruction in order to provide students with targeted, structured support.

School Western Sydney The College

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Level Undergraduate Level 0 Preparatory subject

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. ? Demonstrate proficiency in listening comprehension skills
  2. ? Demonstrate proficiency in reading comprehension skills
  3. ? Demonstrate proficiency in academic writing skills
  4. ? Demonstrate proficiency in the use of correct grammar and academic vocabulary commensurate with University level

Assessment

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
Listening Test 30 N Individual
Online Quizzes 30 N Individual
Final Exam 2.5 hours (plus 60 minutes to upload the responses) 40 N Individual

Teaching Periods