This unit describes the skills and knowledge for learners of English as an additional language to examine the features of the Australian education system.
The unit provides an introduction to the structure of the Australian education system, and the cultural features of education in Australia.
The outcomes described in this unit relate to:
  • The ISLPR (International Second Language Proficiency Ratings) descriptors for Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing. They contribute directly to the achievement of ISLPR Speaking 2+, Listening 2+, Reading 2+ / 3 and Writing 2+ / 3

and

  • the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF indicators of competence in Reading and Writing and Oral Communication at Level 3

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21472

Assessment

Assessment must confirm the ability to: - use straightforward conventions and apply linguistic knowledge to: - discuss information on an Australian education structure or cultural feature - write a report of a paragraph in length on an Australian education structure or cultural feature based on research, demonstrating familiarity with related writing conventions and styles

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