Skills for Written & Spoken English

    Course details

    • Code: CWRT.4004
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Communications and Writing
Study optionsPart-time
Time in class75 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)On Demand

Course Aim

Students on this course will learn the main principles of grammar, punctuation and spelling and how to apply these principles in various forms of writing. Students will also develop an understanding of the differences and similarities between the written and spoken word (as relevant to the writer and/or speaker).

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. analyse and explain the importance of correct grammar, punctuation and spelling.
  2. compare and discuss ways in which the spoken word reflects the written and/or the written word reflects the spoken.
  3. apply the principles of correct grammar, punctuation and spelling to own work.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017