Course Title: Participate in a range of interactions for further study

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3233

Course Title: Participate in a range of interactions for further study

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


360T Education


Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254488

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes speaking and listening performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required in further study by adult learners with language background other than English. The focus of this unit is on listening and speaking skills in English to participate in further study contexts which involve formal, informal and instructional interactions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU524 Participate in a range of interactions for further study


1. Make verbal requests Introduce the request or suggestion and suggestions in a study context.

2. Respond to verbal the verbal instructions or questions instructions related to study tasks

3. Relate instructions or steps in a study related process.

4. Investigate the purpose and nature of 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 Speaking 2+ / 3 and Listening 2+ / 3


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:

  • book reviews,
  • presentations,
  • group research reports.

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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