This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by EAL learners to identify key community services to support everyday life.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - vocabulary and expressions to identify location, directions; - vocabulary of days, dates, time and frequency, such as monthly; - language of timetables and transport terminology; - vocabulary and expressions related to community services and recreational activities; - common tense and aspect forms to describe community services; - prepositions and prepositional phrases; - simple question forms; - paralinguistic features to support understanding and communication; - use mostly intelligible pronunciation with adequate stress and intonation characterised by hesitation and circumlocution, and; - politeness conventions in seeking information, such as showing interest, asking questions.

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