This unit describes the language analysis performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by adult learners of English as an additional language. The focus of this unit is on language analysis and application of these skills for the completion of study tasks.
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


  • the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF indicators of competence for Reading and Writing and 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: - use grammatical terms to discuss features of spoken and written language use - use knowledge of language organisation and function to locate information about language in reference material - edit and refine language use in a range of written and spoken texts - utilise knowledge of grammar and language discourse to complete study tasks

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