Welcome to the Diploma of Applied Education (DAE) English Language course!
This 120-hour English Language course is one of three common core courses offered as part of the Diploma of Applied Education programme.
The modules, units and activities in this course are designed to help you develop the skills you need to communicate your ideas effectively in English and to actively pursue academic and career aspirations.
AimsThe Diploma of Applied Education English Language curriculum aims to:
Intended learning outcomes (ILOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to use increasingly complex English skills in a range of everyday and extended situations to:
|Spoken Communication Skills
|Written Communication Skills
|Independent Language Learning Skills
The assessment for this course will cover all aspects of your study: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The details of how you will be assessed are explained in this section.
Three course assignments will be administered; one each at the end of Modules 2, 5 and 6. Each of these assignments will carry a weighting of 10% of the total course marks. Each assignment will consist of an individual written or spoken English task related to the module that has just been completed.
Individual student portfolio (10%)
To engage you in the process of constant reflection and to encourage you to learn from constant feedback on your learning, 10% of the course marks are based on a portfolio which includes the following items to be completed throughout the course:
You are required to keep a record of the portfolio items and will be asked to submit your portfolio at the end of the course.
Class participation (10%)
To clearly articulate performance expectations and to encourage active learning in class, a Class Participation Guide is developed.
The two examinations will assess your listening, reading and writing skills: