Courses & Units

English Writing: Grammar and Composition HEN105

Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name English Writing: Grammar and Composition
Unit code HEN105
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Coordinator Doctor Naomi Parry
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
091523 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $1,729.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Short recorded lectures & online activities (including group discussions and activities).

AssessmentWriting Journal Portfolio (70%)|Online Writing Workshop (including Discussions) (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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