Content

An introduction to the use of English as the medium for studying theology, with special emphasis on critical reading and analysis and the preparation of formal written papers

Unit Code: AL0103W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Diploma

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate ideas with clarity and confidence, demonstrating skills in dialogue, pronunciation, grammar and comprehension.

2.

Use the specialised terminology of biblical and theological study

3.

Apply the techniques and styles of written composition for academic purposes, including use of appropriate reference materials

4.

Undertake critical reading of scholarly argumentation

5.

Incorporate critical methods into their essay-writing at diploma level.

6.

Make oral presentations in appropriate language and style

Unit sequence

The unit is for non-English-speaking background (NESB) students who have not undertaken tertiary studies in English

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

One 800 word paper

15.0
35

One 1200 word essay

100.0
Written Examination

One written language test (Equivalent of 800 words)

20.0
Essay

Contribution to class oral activities (Equivalent 200 words)

10.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-25 15:41:16 +1100