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Credit points: 5

Subject outline

This subject is designed for learners who have already undertaken some pre-university English language study (e.g.: English for Academic Purposes) but who wish to develop higher proficiency to enable success with further study. Focus is on the appropriate use of language in an academic settings and on strategies for using language to navigate inter cultural difference at university. Through interactive learning tasks and assessments students develop abilities in listening to, reading and writing a range of English language texts while improving critical literacy and digital capacity. Focus is on transferable skills including researching, note taking and academic writing.


Credit points5

Subject Co-ordinatorJelena Medan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 0 - Enabling Program

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesInteractive forum peer engagement. Text Analysis and written comprehension. Argumentative essay

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission in Tertiary Enabling Program (ETPPO)


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Express facts, ideas and opinions in writing using correct mechanics of English
02. Apply a range of reading strategies to critically examine and respond to texts from different disciplines
03. Identify principles of academic integrity and apply them to the synthesis of information, including paraphrasing.

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