This unit describes the reading and writing performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by adult learners of English as an additional language for further study purposes. The focus of this unit is on developing reading, note-taking and writing skills to produce straightforward texts based on research relevant to study needs. Texts may be in printed and/or digital format.
The outcomes described in this unit relate to:
  • The ISLPR (International Second Language Proficiency Ratings) descriptors for Reading and Writing. They contribute directly to the achievement of ISLPR Reading 2+ / 3 and Writing 2+ / 3


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

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment must confirm the ability to: - use straightforward conventions and apply linguistic knowledge to: - locate and access a range of study texts - select and evaluate information from written sources relevant to the study task - write notes from written texts for further study purposes using appropriate methods and conventions - organise written notes according to conventions - utilise information from research and notes to produce a sequenced paragraph - review texts and seek and respond to feedback to improve written text

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