This module covers foundation decoding skills for learners who have had very limited formal or no education and prepares them for entry to 10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English. It includes developing phonemic awareness of sound patterns within words and using this awareness to read simple sentences.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessors must ensure that sufficient evidence is collected so that all aspects of competency have been demonstrated repeatedly. A minimum of two pieces of evidence for each learning outcome are required to ensure that the learners are able to comprehend or produce the language defined by the learning outcomes. This evidence can be collected through formative or summative assessment. However, if ongoing assessment is to be conducted with successful formative performances providing one piece of evidence, learners should be informed of this process at the beginning of the course. Methods of gathering evidence may include: - verbal questioning - collection of learner documents - teacher observation of satisfactory performance - checklists Assessment should be conducted in conjunction with other modules.

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