Learning to speak and write effectively across a wide range of social contexts is crucial to all our lives. This unit considers genre (the social purpose of texts), and moves on to consider the ways language varies in terms of what we are talking about, who we are talking to and the medium we are using to communicate (speaking, writing, texting, posting etc.).
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd semester assignment (35%), 1x4000wd final assignment (65%)