Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Foundations of Academic English (WSTC)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700291.1

Discipline: LINGUISTICS

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Natalie Quinlivan


Equivalent Units
100846 - Analytical Reading and Writing, 700131 - Analytical Reading and Writing (WSTC), 102735 - Foundations of Academic English

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College. Students enrolled in Extended College courses must have passed 40 credit points of the preparatory units in these courses in order to enrol in this unit.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Term 1  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-George Street - DAY  Natalie Quinlivan  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Term 2  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  Natalie Quinlivan  Timetable not available  
2021 Term 2  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-George Street - DAY  Natalie Quinlivan  Timetable not available  
2021 Term 2  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Natalie Quinlivan  Timetable not available  
2021 Term 3  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  Natalie Quinlivan  Timetable not available  
2021 Term 3  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-George Street - DAY  Natalie Quinlivan  Timetable not available  
2021 Term 3  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Natalie Quinlivan  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Academic English is a special kind of English that is used in academic writing and other professional contexts. This unit aims to improve students’ written communication skills in academic English. The unit content includes English grammar as well as analytical reading and writing in academic English. Students will also learn to identify and to make cogent and sophisticated arguments using various written formats. Student work will be assessed in terms of theoretical and applied knowledge as well as in terms of writing skills.


Courses
6005.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6017.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CONTINUING
6017.4Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CURRENT
6019.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
6021.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
6021.4Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
6041.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation)CURRENT
7049.5Diploma in ArtsCURRENT
7144.2Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching PrimaryCURRENT
7145.2Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching SecondaryCURRENT
7146.3Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12CURRENT
7161.2Diploma in Arts Extended - ArtsCURRENT
7166.1Diploma in Arts Extended - Interpreting and TranslationCURRENT


Specialisations

A7245.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7246.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7247.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - International StudentsCURRENT
A7248.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7249.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7250.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Secondary - International StudentsCURRENT
A7257.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7258.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7259.1WSTC Arts Extended - Arts - International StudentsCURRENT
A7275.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7276.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7277.1WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12 - International StudentsCURRENT
A7280.1WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7281.1WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7282.1WSTC Arts Extended - Interpreting and Translation - International StudentsCURRENT




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