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ENSLA 2021 Offerings

ENSLA103 - English as an Additional Language: Effective Academic Writing

What is this paper?

An undergraduate 100-level paper designed for students with English as an additional language.  It is one of a number of compulsory Foundation papers offered across the University.

What is the aim of the paper?

The paper’s aim is to provide international students with a cross-disciplinary introduction to a range of strategies, guidelines, and frameworks for undertaking undergraduate research and writing.

What does the paper include?

The paper covers academic integrity, effective academic reading and writing, and information and digital literacy skills. In particular, topics will include an introduction to the academic environment, the academic essay and report, summaries, paraphrasing, annotated bibliographies, and referencing.

Dates and fees

ENSLA201 –  Academic Aural Strategies

What is this paper?

An undergraduate 200-level paper designed for students with English as an additional language.

What is the aim of the paper?

The paper’s aim is to provide international students with practical perspectives on listening skills needed for lectures and tutorials at university.

What does the paper include?

The paper covers recognition of aural indicators, lecturer attitude and interpretation of lecturer's intentions. In particular, topics will include strategies for recognising main points in a lecture, for extracting relevant information and making useful notes and, synthesising information by including listening sources.

Dates and fees

ENSLA202 – Academic Oral Strategies

What is this paper?

An undergraduate 200-level paper designed for students with English as an additional language.

What is the aim of the paper?

The paper’s aim is to provide international students with practical perspectives around the ability to discuss and question academic texts with a view to participating in academic conversations, question and answer sessions and discussions at the university level.

What does the paper include?

The paper covers intensive reading and enquiry of academic texts with strategies related to recognising main points, recognising author attitudes, learning to voice opinions, question views, engage in discussions and design supporting materials to aid the learning experience.

Dates and fees