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EAP7340 Critical Reading Skills

Short Description: Critical Reading Skills
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : USQ College
School or Department : USQ College
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 091501 - English Language
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Pre-requisite: Successful completion of EAPI or English Proficiency equivalent to IELTS Band 5.5 plus completion overseas or in Australia of Senior High School or Post-secondary diploma or first year degree or equivalent work experience.

Students must have access to a personal computer, e-mail,and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


This course assists students to transition to an Australian Academic culture via explicit instruction and the cultivation of independent and ethical practices. It develops both intensive and extensive reading skills required for university studies. These include: previewing, predicting, applying pre-existing knowledge, contextualisation, vocabulary development and the capacity to critically analyse and evaluate text. The course encourages students to gain the confidence and capability to access, classify and utilise academic text.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 Online
Full Year, 2020 On-campus Springfield
Full Year, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Full Year, 2020 Online
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Date printed 12 February 2021