Course Title: Beginner listening and reading skills for information texts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1055

Course Title: Beginner listening and reading skills for information texts

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 90.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


360T Education


Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Jennifer Chamberlain

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9476

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course/module covers the skills required to identify basic information in a spoken information text, and to read, identify and begin to interpret specific information within a highly familiar context using beginner decoding strategies.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CSWEID Beginner listening and reading skills for information texts


Demonstrate understanding of a spoken information text

Demonstrate understanding of a written information text

Learning Outcomes

The outcomes described in this unit relate to:
Performance criteria of 2 learning outcomes
The ISLPR (International Second Language Proficiency Ratings) descriptors 0+-1-

Overview of Assessment

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Learner is clearly informed that assessment is taking place and feedback on performance is given for each assessment.
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