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 and writing skills in English for a range of straightforward text types related 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: - analyse the structure and discourse style / register and purpose of a range of texts relevant to further study - compose a range of straightforward texts relevant to further study using conventions to meet the purposes - review and refine texts

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