Unit Title: Comprehension, essay writing, registers, and grammar
Prerequisite: A pass in Year 11 examination or equivalent
Semester 1: F-F mode Semester 2: Not offered
This unit introduces learners to the skills and techniques of comprehending written texts, how to identify the main idea in a text, and summarise the gist of the passage. Furthermore, learners will also study and apply the structure and organization of ideas in an expository essay, as well as sentence structuring and paragraphing. Learners will be given grammatical exercises to develop their ability to understand texts, and to remedy general persistent and pervasive errors in applied English language. Furthermore, this unit will introduce students to different styles of writing, including discourse and structural features, and grammar that are specific to each one of these styles of writing. The lessons are interactive and highly practical-skilled based.