|Faculty or Section :||USQ College|
|School or Department :||USQ College|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||091501 - English Language|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
Students must have an IELTS of 7.0 across all bands and have successfully 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 the development of advanced academic reading, writing, listening, and speaking processes, purposes, attitudes, and strategies. Students should develop a comfortable and flexible command of the English language to support professional and confident expression of `voice' and to manage the comprehension, construction and delivery of a very wide range of texts and academic topics for both technical, academic, and social purposes in his/her field of specialisation. Communicative English language activities are designed to develop students' capacity to integrate academic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills with confidence and communicate meaning in spoken and written interactions with control. Special focus is given to developing the precision and efficiency of a students' English language skills to an advanced level through emphasis on enabling skills such as grammar, oral fluency, pronunciation, spelling, vocabulary, coherence and cohesion, and test taking strategies.