10 cp Prerequisites ACOM103 English for Academic Purposes 1 Teaching Organisation
This unit is designed to extend your learning from ACOM103 Academic English for Health Sciences 1 and ACOM105 English Language Communication Skills. It aims to prepare you for tertiary learning in English in the context of higher education in Australia. The unit offers instruction and practice in the four macro skills (speaking, listening, reading and academic writing) in a range of topics and on issues related to studying at university in the discipline of Health Sciences. You will extend your understanding and use of academic vocabulary and language structures, further develop the skills required for effective research, and the skills required to extract and synthesise information for academic tasks. The aim of this unit is to instruct and support you in the development and application of your academic language and literacy skills for tertiary studies in Health Sciences.