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LANG317 – Developing Reading and Writing

Module code
Module title
Developing Reading and Writing
Students will develop the reading and writing skills required to communicate in most familiar situations with increasing independence and fluency.
  • EL2103
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course students will be able to:
LO1: Interpret and explain the main point and some specific details in a text relating to reasonably familiar topics.
LO2: Write a connected text on reasonably familiar topics.
• Reported statements and questions
• Reported requests and commands
• Defining relative clauses
• Describing objects
• Abstract nouns
• Expressions
• Writing an essay
• Strong language
• Expanding sentences
• Writing informal emails
• Descriptions
• Beginning and endings
• Writing thank-you letters
• Writing farewell email or speech
• New General Service List, first 2000 words
Assessment Criteria
In order to pass a course, students must:
• Meet all course learning outcomes
• Pass all summative assessments
• Attend at least 85% of scheduled classes
Teaching and Learning Strategy
• Classroom activities
• Online activities
• Guided learning
• Group/collaborative projects
• Self-evaluation/reflection
• Experiential learning
• Student-centred learning
• Task-based learning
• Communicative activities
• Student research
• Off-campus trips
• Supervised practical activities
• Self-directed activities
• Demonstrations
• Role plays
• Cultural awareness activities
• Visiting speakers
Learning and Teaching Resource
• Programme Handbook
• Tutor
• Classrooms equipped with computer and data projector
• Course books
• Workbooks
• Audio/ video materials
• Language learning software
• Language learning games
• Graded Readers
• A selection of supplementary materials, books, booklets, authentic print
• Computer lab
• Self-access centre
• Library including online resources
• Cultural awareness resources
• Moodle
• Dictionaries
• IPads/ Tablets
• SRA Reading Lab

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