These formative resources are designed to be used together. They recycle language to provide multiple opportunities for students to practise and transfer skills. For example, the listening teaching and learning sequence will ensure students have the background and skills that will enable them to better cope with the demands of the reading activities.
Each of the modules for the EAP unit standards (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) provides two sections:
It is expected that teachers will select activities according to the needs of their students.
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Unit Standard 22892, version 2:
Demonstrate understanding of spoken texts and process information in English for academic purposes.
Unit Standard 22891, version 2:
Deliver an oral presentation in English for an academic purpose.
Unit Standard 22751, version 2:
Read and process information in English for academic purposes.
Unit Standard 22750, version 2:
Write a crafted text using researched material in English for an academic purpose.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that were established in 2000. All 189 United Nations member states at the time committed to help achieve Millennium Development Goals by 2015.
This topic was chosen because the wide range of the goals makes them relevant to a large number of curriculum subjects and individual student interests. There are a wealth of resources of a suitable level available on the MDGs. It is expected that the topic will remain current for some time.
The writers of these modules are Jenni Bedford and Breda Matthews.
Published on: 21 Jan 2014