Course Title: Participate in a range of straightforward interactions for study purposes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3403 Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)

Course Title: Participate in a range of straightforward interactions for study purposes

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


360T Education


Term1 2019,
Term2 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Melanie Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4059

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit of competency, you will be introduced to skills and knowledge required to participate in a range of straightforward interactions for study purposes. This involves making straightforward interactions for verbal requests and suggestions, relating and responding to verbal instructions, and participating in group work and informal group discussions. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22641 Participate in a range of straightforward interactions for study purposes


1. Make verbal requests and suggestions in a study context

2. Respond to verbal instructions related to study tasks

3. Give instructions to complete a study related process or task

4. Prepare for group work

5. Participate in an informal group discussion

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 ISLPR Speaking 2+/3 and Listening 2+/3 and the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) indicators of competence in Oral Communication at Level 3. 


Overview of Assessment

This course is part of a full-time integrated program. 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 observation of performance in group discussion, verbal and written questioning. 


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester, in both oral and written form, 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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more. 


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