This module covers the skills required to identify basic information in a spoken information text and to read, identify and begin to interpret specific information within a highly familiar context, using beginner decoding strategies. It also covers the skills to follow sequences of short spoken instructions from highly familiar contexts.

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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 and/or written questioning - collection of learner documents - teacher observation of satisfactory performance - audio and/or video recordings for assessment purposes - checklists This module can be taught in conjunction with: - Module SWENUM113A - Comprehending and performing addition and subtraction with decimal whole numbers - Module SWEMSR114A - Comprehending and using the metric system of measurement

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