English Writing introduces students to, and consolidates their knowledge of, the conventions of English grammar and composition. The unit focuses on fashioning the skills required of an academic writer. The unit covers:
- the processes and mechanics of academic writing;
- grammar, syntax, voice, punctuation, and usage; and
- sentence, paragraph and essay structure.
|Unit name||English Writing: Grammar and Composition|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Dr Naomi Parry
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Proficiency in practical English grammar.
- Knowledge of the essential ways in which words are used to form sentences in English.
- Application of principles for drafting effective paragraphs and organising these according to generic conventions.
- Ability to draft copy across multiple modes.
- Formal and informal communication and self-reflection in informed discussion and a range of writing tasks
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Teaching Pattern: 13 weeks online (one-hour of short recorded lectures weekly accessed online; online exercises and activities)
Task 1: Writing Portfolio (70%)
Task 2: Online Writing Workshop (30%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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