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Undergraduate | UNE-EDEE100 | 2023

English Language in Use

Explore how English is used in society, zooming in on the differences that develop across social and cultural groups. You’ll analyse variations in spoken and written English in schools, homes, and the workplace. Unpack how people derive meaning from words.

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
16 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023
  • 26 June 2023
  • 23 Oct 2023

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About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the ways that different contexts of language demand different varieties of language (GTSD 1.3.1, 1.4.1, 2.1.1);
    2. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how English language works, from the perspective of a social view of language (GTSD 2.1.1); and
    3. demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of and respect for the use of languages and literacies in a multicultural and plurilingual society (GTSD 1.3.1, 1.4.1, 2.4.1).

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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