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  • 10361NAT
  • 095003M

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

At a glance

At a glance

Break ground and develop skills in the English language. This course will provide you with basic English language skills and prepare you to enter the workforce or undertake further study.

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10361NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

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Course overview

Course overview

Develop basic English comprehension skills in a supportive and welcoming environment.

While enhancing your English skills, you will establish networks and become more involved in the community. This course is facilitated by expert teaching staff who understand each learner is different. They will provide the support and guidance you need to complete your studies.

You will learn basic English language skills including how to fill in forms, social interaction skills as well as how to recognise the alphabet and numbers, social sight words and signs.

Upon successful completion of this course you will have a better understanding of grammar, comprehension and how to read, write and speak English. This will provide you with a foundation to progress into further studies or enter the workforce.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
SWEDEC002A
Decoding words and simple sentences
SWELRN001A
Preliminary learning strategies

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
SWEEXC009A
Engaging in short exchanges
SWELTR003A
Recognising and writing letters
SWENUM004A
Recognising and writing numbers
SWEPRN008A
Giving basic personal information
SWESYM005A
Recognising common visual symbols and signs
SWETIM007A
Understanding time and money
SWEWRD006A
Writing words and simple sentences

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

Entry into this course is determined via an interview with a teacher.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland