English Language in Use
Your upfront cost: $0
- 28 Feb 2022
- 27 Jun 2022
- 24 Oct 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the ways different contexts of language demand different varieties of language (GTSD 1.3.1, 1.4.1, 2.1.1);
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how English language works, from the perspective of a social view of language (GTSD 2.1.1);
- 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); and
- apply understanding of informal, formal, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies to their own language and literacy skills and needs in personal, community, academic and professional uses (GTSD 5.1.1).
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
No eligibility 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: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
The study of English and its use is a central focus in countries such as Australia. This subject has been designed to explore how the English language is used in personal, community, academic and professional contexts while you gain insights into language use in a multicultural and plurilingual society. It will enhance your ability to adapt to a variety of changing workplace and social contexts. You will develop knowledge and understanding about language development, a social view of language and varieties of spoken and written English and examine how spoken and written language combine with other ways of making meaning in multimodal texts. You will apply your understanding of informal, formal, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies to your own language and literacy skills and needs. You will apply this social view of language when working with a range of texts.
Assessment 1: 1500 words. Assessment Notes: Analysis Exercise. Relates to GTSD: 1.3.1, 1.4.1, 2.1.1. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2 Assessment 2: 500 words equivalent. Assessment Notes: Online Quiz. Relates to GTSD: 1.3.1, 1.4.1, 2.1.1, 2.4.1, 5.1.1. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 Assessment 3: 2000 words. Assessment Notes: Portfolio. Relates to GTSD: 1.3.1, 1.4.1, 2.1.1, 2.4.1, 5.1.1. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4
- Assessment 1 (30%)
- Assessment 2 (20%)
- Assessment 3 (50%)
Current study term: 24 Oct 21 to 04 Feb 22
Textbooks are not required.
Next study term: 27 Feb 22 to 27 May 22
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.