Course Title: Take notes from complex aural texts for further study

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4344 Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

Course Title: Take notes from complex aural texts for further study

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LANG5799

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou, Bloss Robertson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4488

Course Contact Email: baia.tsakouridou@rmit.edu.au, bloss.robertson@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes listening and note taking performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by adult learners with language backgrounds other than English. In this unit you will focus on advanced listening and speaking skills in English to participate in further study contexts, focusing on responding to a wide range of complex verbal instructions, interpreting and discussing ideas and opinions with others in informal contexts and negotiating a complex exchange.

This unit is part of an integrated academic preparation program. It aims to provide you with the cultural understanding, advanced English language and study skills to participate in further study contexts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21510 Take notes from complex aural texts for further study

Elements:

1 Analyse sustained / complex aural texts relevant to study context

2 Write notes from a complex aural text for a study task


Learning Outcomes

 The outcomes described in this unit relate to:

• The ISLPR (International Second Language Proficiency Ratings) descriptors for Speaking and Listening. They contribute directly to the achievement of Speaking 3/3+ and Listening 3/3+

and

• the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF indicators of competence in Oral Communication at Level 4.

 


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You may be assessed by:

  • participation in group discussions
  • debates and oral presentations 


Feedback:

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class both oral and written, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.


If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

An assessment charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures.