University of Technology Sydney

59711 Natural Australia

8cp; availability: restricted to students who are admitted to either C22032 Exchange Australian Language and Culture or C50009 Study Abroad Australian Language and Culture
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 59716 Academic English: Australian Environment AND 59718 Developing English: Studies of the Australian Natural Environment

Requisite elaboration/waiver: Non-English-speaking background international, exchange or study abroad students who meet the requisite English proficiency score (IELTS: 5.0-6.0 overall with a writing score of 5.0; TOEFL: paper based: 510-550 overall with TWE of 3.0, internet based: 35-78 overall with a writing score of 14)



This subject is designed for international students as part of an Australian Language and Culture Studies program. The subject focuses on the development of students' written and oral academic literacies, and introduces a range of texts that are appropriate for participation in an English language tertiary context. In this subject, academic literacies are approached through topics that relate to Australia's natural environment. These may include meanings attached to land, landscape, beach and bush; concepts of native, introduced, companion and feral species; patterns of population, consumption and waste; and the ways in which Australians participate in green cultures and organisations.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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