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ACS7001 Advanced Communication Skills One

Short Description: ACS1
Units : 2
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

Students must have an IELTS of 6.0 across all bands and have successful completed a minimum of the equivalent of Australian Grade 12.


In this course, activities in English have been organised from an integrated communicative language teaching approach for academic reading, writing, listening, and speaking processes, purposes, attitudes, and strategies. Students' command of the English language should develop to a degree that supports an emerging expression of `voice' and enables students to begin to manage the comprehension, construction and delivery of a range of familiar and some non-familiar academic texts for routine purposes and audiences. Communicative English language activities are designed to develop students' capacity to integrate academic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills reliably with some confidence. Special focus is given to developing the precision and efficiency of a students' English language skills to an intermediate level through emphasis on enabling skills such as grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary, coherence and cohesion, and test taking strategies.

Date printed 11 February 2022