EML110 English 1: Language as Social Practice (8)
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This subject develops critical knowledge of English language and literacy as socio-cultural practice. It focuses on language development and literacy practices in home and community settings examining the nature of texts, their characteristics and functions within an environment of multiliteracies. Specific emphasis is placed on enhancing students' understanding and use of literary, factual and multimodal texts. Students' academic literacy skills will be enhanced by developing confidence and competence using a range of texts. It is one of a series of subjects focussed on English literacy and prepares students for subsequent study of reading and the Primary English curriculum.