VU22606 - Access the internet and email to develop language

    Unit code: VU22606 | Study level: TAFE
    Footscray Nicholson
    St Albans


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by EAL learners to identify and use the fundamental features of the internet and email for language learning.


    For Melbourne campuses

    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:

    • terminology related to digital devices, functions, programs and internet;
    • spoken and written language related to accessing internet and internet programs for language learning;
    • simple verbal and on screen written instructions;
    • some modal forms, such as used in email communications;
    • a limited number of prepositions and prepositional phrases related to accessing digital technology;
    • a limited number of connectives used in instructions and routine email communications;
    • a limited number of adjectives, adverbs and adverbial phrases as used in routine instructions and communication;
    • simple sentence structures for email communication;
    • a range of common informal expressions, conventions and protocols used in internet use and email communication;
    • some understanding or register in email communications;
    • basic digital technology skills, such as keyboard functions, including location of letters, shift key, symbols and enter key, and;
    • simple on screen graphics, menus and navigational tools.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

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