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Builds on students' existing English language abilities in reading, writing, speaking and listening to develop skills to prepare students for Masters’ level studies. Students will engage in a range of in-class activities which use current digital, academic and information literacies within the context of future studies.
Upper-Intermediate English forms and functions enabling Master’s level study at SCU (with 6.5 entry), covering:
- A range of grammar structures and vocabulary appropriate to academic discourse
- A range of discourse markers and cohesive structures appropriate to academic discourse
- Maintaining conversations and giving presentations
- Listening to and reading academic texts for information
- Academic writing genres (reports, essays, discussion boards)
- Academic integrity practices: text ownership and authorship
- Digital literacy practices: understanding, using, and communicating with multimedia technology
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Demonstrate an understanding and control of a range of spoken and written academic texts.|
|2||Use a range of academic vocabulary and grammatical structures to communicate ideas in speech and writing.|
|3||Demonstrate an understanding of text ownership and authorship practices at university through appropriate use of academic integrity practices.|
|4||Sustain academic communicative exchanges with other speakers of English.|
|5||Demonstrate digital literacy practices including the use of similarity detection tools.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding and control of a range of spoken and written academic texts.
- Use a range of academic vocabulary and grammatical structures to communicate ideas in speech and writing.
- Demonstrate an understanding of text ownership and authorship practices at university through appropriate use of academic integrity practices.
- Sustain academic communicative exchanges with other speakers of English.
- Demonstrate digital literacy practices including the use of similarity detection tools.
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