Course Title: Give and respond to a range of straightforward information and instructions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3311

Course Title: Give and respond to a range of straightforward information and instructions

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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)

LANG5813

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou / Bloss Robertson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254488

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


Course Description

This unit of competency describes speaking and listening performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by adult learners with language backgrounds other than English. The focus of this unit is on listening and speaking skills in English to understand and convey detailed spoken information and to follow and give a set of verbal instructions.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21466 Give and respond to a range of straightforward information and instructions

Elements:

1 Interpret an informational oral text

2 Give a short talk on a straightforward topic

3 Follow a set of verbal instructions for a straightforward process or procedure

4 Give a set of verbal instructions for a straightforward process or procedure


Learning Outcomes

This unit applies to participants using speaking and listening skills in English to perform effectively in informal and formal situations. The situations in which these skills are applied are varied, and can be related to social and community life, everyday commerce and recreation, study, workplace and vocational contexts. The contexts of the instructions and information will generally be familiar, but may involve communication with people outside of their own immediate circle, face to face and on the phone.

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 ISLPR Speaking 2+ and Listening 2+

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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 will be assessed by:

 

  • listening tasks,
  • role play,
  • presentation,
  • peer review,
  • reflective journal writing.

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, 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.
 

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Your courses assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures see http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment