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LS0411 - English Language Preparatory Program Level 4 (PG)

Credit points: 12
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: Division of Tropical Environments & Societies

The English Language Preparatory Program Level 4 PG (LSO411) is a continuation of the ELPP, designed to cover four main areas of reading, writing, listening and oral communication. The subject consists of two major components, an EAP (English for Academic Purposes) course based on discussion of topics related to the modern globalized world, complemented by a foundation of learning activities supported by additional tutorials and workshops that will prepare students for their future course. Level 4 will enable students to develop their English proficiency to a high level and increase access to JCU tertiary programs, especially PG programs that require a 6.5 level IELTS equivalent.

Learning Outcomes

  • Locate and analyse information from a range of resources;
  • Understand, analyse and present arguments on a range of issues;
  • Demonstrate understanding of spoken academic discourse;
  • Produce academic essays and reports, using appropriate style and format;
  • Demonstrate practical oral skills through presentations and class participation;
  • Demonstrate a range of academic skills including autonomy and the ability to analyse information and communicate ideas clearly and effectively;
  • Select and use contemporary technologies to access, organise, share and communicate information from a broad range of sources, appropriately, efficiently, effectively, ethically and legally.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (35%) - Individual
  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (15%) - Individual
  • Participation > Class participation - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Poster - (15%) - Individual.


JCU Singapore, Study Period 91, Internal
Census Date 07-Apr-2022
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 92, Internal
Census Date 04-Aug-2022
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 93, Internal
Census Date 01-Dec-2022
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.