Courses - Faculty of Arts


Academic English Studies

Stage I

ACADENG 100
15 Points

Forms in Academic English

Focuses on developing an understanding of academic reading and writing, including sentence and paragraph structure and academic vocabulary, and aims to develop strategies for employing these for effective reading and writing of academic texts. Develops an understanding of broad principles and practices of academic discourse at university level.

Restriction: May not be taken if ENGWRIT 101 or ESOL 201 or ACADENG 201 or ESOL 210 or ACADENG 210 has previously been passed. This course is available only to students who speak English as an additional language

ACADENG 101
15 Points

Academic English Writing

Teaches students the skills necessary to write essays of exposition and argument for university purposes. It includes brainstorming, writing an outline, structuring an essay, integrating quotations, summaries and referencing.

Restriction: May not be taken if ACADENG 93F, 201, 210, ENGWRIT 101, ESOL 201, 210 has previously been passed. This course is available only to students who speak English as an additional language

ACADENG 104
15 Points

Academic English for Business

Focuses on core English academic reading and writing skills, and strategies for learning disciplinary vocabulary. Targets the academic literacy needs of students in accessing the undergraduate business curriculum and develops awareness of appropriate text structures and academic style to understand and express business-related concepts in an academic context.

Restriction: May not be taken if ENGWRIT 101 or ESOL 201 or ACADENG 201 or ESOL 210 or ACADENG 210 has previously been passed

Stage II

ACADENG 210
15 Points

Writing Research Reports

Aims to develop skills needed for writing research and laboratory reports. It covers key stages in writing a standard report and the language patterns associated with each of these stages. Course components include writing the literature review, methodology, results and discussion sections of a report, dissertation or thesis.

Prerequisite: ACADENG 101 or approval of Academic Head or nominee

Restriction: ESOL 210. This course is available only to students who speak English as an additional language

ACADENG 212
15 Points

Special Topic

Restriction: ESOL 212. This course is available only to students who speak English as an additional language

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