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Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

Career Area:Education for careers and further study National Code:10362NAT
Certificate I in Spoken and Written EnglishThis is a beginner course for people who have just started learning
English language and literacy and who have had minimal exposure to English.

The course provides general language education primarily for newly arrived
migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a
range of community contexts. The Certificate also includes elective numeracy
modules for EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills and not
just become familiar with the English of mathematics.

Students will develop basic skills in:
- learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
- giving personal information
- comprehending and participating in transactional and casual spoken
- comprehending spoken and written information and instructions
- comprehending and leaving telephone messages
- comprehending, telling and composing personal recounts
- comprehending and composing informal texts.

Entry Requirements

The entry point into 10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English
should be through diagnostic screening assessment tasks using
assessment tools relevant to particular programs.

Learners entering this level of the CSWE curriculum framework are
identified as beginners.

Entry point against the International Second Language Proficiency Rating
(ISLPR) scale is 0 across the four macroskills of listening, speaking,
reading and writing.

Entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is Level 1.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

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