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EUS1008 Communicating Professionally 2

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : USQ College
School or Department : USQ College
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 17 May 2022

Overview

Today's 21st century work and learning environments demand an accurate, fluent, and flexible range of contextually appropriate communication skills. This course develops students' capacity to communicate clearly and appropriately in English, to meet the more complex communication demands of tertiary studies in nursing, laws, or research, in both face-to-face and digital environments to a near native-like level, benchmarked to at least 73 on the Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE) at the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) C1+ level. It also aims to enable students to prepare to meet future registration requirements of a range of professional disciplines.

In this course, activities in English have been organised for the development of near native-like academic writing and speaking processes, purposes, attitudes, and strategies that enable the expression of `voice' and support the construction and delivery of a range of sophisticated academic texts for specific purposes and audiences. In this course, focus is given to constructing texts used in a range of academic contexts, which could include critical and descriptive essays, interviews, reports, presentations, literature reviews, discussions, seminars, and reconstruction of lecture notes, in both traditional and digital education contexts.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Springfield
Date printed 17 May 2022