LANG 0044 Success in Tertiary Literacies (WSTC)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 900073

Coordinator Richard Robinson Opens in new window

Description This online unit helps to prepare students who are considering university studies. It develops English skills across the 4 areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The unit introduces students to academic English which is needed for success at university. Students will come to understand and practise the different oral and written structures used in tertiary study as well as develop good grammatical knowledge. The unit encourages independent study but provides necessary support throughout.

School Western Sydney The College

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.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Module One: Reflective journal & lesson on area of grammar weakness Part 1: 300 words Part 2: 300 words 10 N Individual
Module Two: A summary & paraphrase edited for informality & corrected for plagiarism 500 words 15 N Individual
Module Three: A research essay Part 1: 300 words Additional Part 2: 700 words Part 3: Additional 200 words 25 N Individual
Module Four: A research report, presentation, and reflective journal Part 1: 150 words Part 2: Additional 200 words Additional 800 words 5 minutes Part 3: 300 words 30 N Individual
Module Five: Final Exam 120 minutes 20 N Individual

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