University of Technology Sydney

59719 Developing English: Studies of Australian Workplaces

6cp; availability: restricted to students who are admitted to C22028, C22029, C50006 or C50007
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 59714 Australians at Work


This subject is designed to develop students' capabilities in academic English so that they may participate effectively in their Australian university studies. Students' language capabilities are developed through intensive practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing using textual forms that are appropriate for Australian university contexts. In terms of content, the subject investigates issues to do with Australia's engagement with the world of work. This content may include: patterns of labour, migration, and employment in the Australian economy; workplace practices; sociocultural issues of gender, age, ethnicity, and language in the Australian workplace; and Australia's place in the global economy.

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