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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Assoc Prof Farzad Sharifian


Previously coded EIL4101


Guided reading in an area of students choice that is relevant to the notion of English as an International Language, subject to the approval of the lecturer. Students also conduct research which leads to written tasks on a question or topic relevant to their guided reading.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to

  1. understand the key notions surrounding the use of English as an International Language,
  2. understand the more important aspects of the relationship between language, ideology, and culture, and
  3. apply the notions covered in 1-2 in the analysis of the status or use of English in a particular society, a particular institution, or by a particular group of people


Written work: 90%
Oral presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Farzad Sharifian

Contact hours

Maximum one hour per fortnight


Major in English as an International Language with an average grade of 70% or higher.


ATS4755 or ATS4756