Course Title: Demonstrate written language proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6109

Course Title: Demonstrate written language proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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)

LANG5770C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Miranda Lai

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 3523

Course Contact Email: miranda.lai@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge required to be effective and fluent in written communication in at least two different languages, to meet the language and communication needs of translating and interpreting.  It involves the ability to read and write a range of commercial, professional and literary documents and provide summaries at a high level of complexity, accuracy and fluency.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSPTIS512A Demonstrate written language proficiency in different subjects and cultural contexts

Elements:

1- Read and analyse documents in different languages.

2- Provide informal written texts.

3- Write professional and commercial documents in different languages.


Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing during the semester, and you will receive feedback on your progress. You will undertake a variety of assessment tasks and activities to assess your level of competence against key elements and performance criteria.

The assessment tasks/activities may include, but are not limited to:
 

  • Practical exercises
  • Written assignments involving producing written texts in English and LOTE
  • Essay writing
  • Peer review
  • Portfolios