Courses & Units

English Writing: Grammar and Composition HEN105

Launceston

Note:

Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2020. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.

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
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Coordinator

Robert Clarke

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston 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 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Proficiency in practical English grammar.
  2. Knowledge of the essential ways in which words are used to form sentences in English.
  3. Application of principles for drafting effective paragraphs and organising these according to generic conventions.
  4. Ability to draft copy across multiple modes.
  5. Formal and informal communication and self-reflection in informed discussion and a range of writing tasks

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $1,729.00 091523

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HUM109

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Teaching Pattern: 13 weeks online (one-hour of short recorded lectures weekly accessed online; online exercises and activities)

Assessment

Task 1: Writing Portfolio (70%)

Task 2: Online Writing Workshop (30%)

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Textbooks

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