Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English
CRICOS Course Code 094686J | 10365NAT
This course focuses specifically on the development of spoken and written language skills required to continue with higher education studies. It is an advanced course for learners who have developed some competence in English language and literacy skills and who have had a fair degree of formal or informal exposure to English. Educational outcomes for this qualification are advanced skills in language knowledge, understanding academic culture, identifying
critical stance in texts, identifying conventions for referencing other people’s ideas, reading a variety of texts, note-taking, interpreting diagrammatic texts, interpreting essay questions, researching, planning and writing essays, researching, planning and writing reports, understanding lectures and presentations, delivering presentations with visual support, participating in discussions/tutorials, and pronunciation for further studies.
The learning support strategies used by trainers at Times Academy include:
- Students are required to attend full time study of 20 hours per week face-to-face classroom based tuition.
- 120 hours of out-of-class study which will involve homework and out-of-class tasks set by teachers.
- A workbook will be provided for this. Classroom instructions. Demonstrating procedures. Ensuring individual support and advice to students.
Learning outcomes describe what students are expected to have achieved at the end of a course of study. Learning outcomes for this qualification include:
- Participate and contribute
to the formal educational environment
Develop and use independent learning strategies
- Participate and negotiate
in a tutorial/group discussion Demonstrate understanding of written texts
Interpret diagrammatic texts and essay questions
- Research, plan and write
an essay and report Demonstrate understanding of a lecture or presentation Use note-taking strategies Prepare to deliver a spoken presentation
- Create appropriate visual
aids to support a presentation Deliver a presentation
This qualification is made up of twelve units of competency (four core and eight elective units).
I Compulsory Module SWELRN401A
Learning strategies for further studies.
6 Elective Modules
Reading and note-taking skills for further studies
Written skills for persuasive essays
Writing skills for academic reports
Listening and taking notes in presentations
Speaking and writing skills for presentations
Speaking skills for discussion