This unit describes the listening and writing performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required in further study by adult learners of English as an additional language.
The focus of this unit is on developing listening and note-taking skills from straightforward aural texts relevant to study needs.
The outcomes described in this unit relate to:
  • The ISLPR (International Second Language Proficiency Ratings) descriptors for Speaking and Listening. They contribute directly to the achievement of Speaking 2+ / 3 and Listening 2+ / 3


  • the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF indicators of competence in Oral Communication 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: - assess a range of straightforward aural texts for study purposes - evaluate information from aural sources for relevance to the study task - take notes from aural sources for further study purposes - review notes and seek and respond to feedback to improve written notes

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