Pre-requisites

None.

Co-requisites

None.

Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to listen to, understand and participate in formal spoken exchanges using English as an additional language.

It requires the ability to listen to, understand and participate in formal spoken exchanges using English language capabilities equivalent to ISLPRĀ® 3.

The unit applies to individuals from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require speaking and listening skills equivalent to ISLPRĀ® 3.

Topics

o culturally appropriate language o high frequency idioms and colloquial expressions o participant reference in casual conversations o strategies to maintain and extend discourse o dependent and independent clauses o cohesive devices o time and place markers o verb tenses o topical vocabulary o pronunciation o turn taking o questioning o opening and closing

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Face to face:

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.