Distance Education

Distance education offers flexible modes of course delivery.

A remedial pronunciation course for students who have completed general ESOL courses.

This course is for adults from non-English speaking backgrounds to learn English listening, speaking, reading and writing for access to and participation in furthereducation, employment and the Australian community.

To provide opportunities for students to improve basic grammar structures and spelling for writing.

Provide students with improved access to the vocational education and training system and to employment opportunities. It also aims to improve the participation of students in all aspects of society and their local community.

This course is designed for unemployed people from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB) it provides students with the skills and knowledge required to work in the hospitality and food services industry.

This course is for unemployed migrants from non-English speaking background by distance education. It provides skills and knowledge required to use different computer software applications with English language support.

Students learn about becoming an Australian citizen.

To develop skills necessary for undertaking academic writing.

To develop independent learning skills for study at high school, TAFE, university or work. Includes audio tape and video tape.

A shorter general English language course (listening, speaking, reading and writing) for students who have limited English or who speak no English.

TAFE NSW - Open Training and Education Network-Distance Education (OTEN-DE) institute offers Non English Speaking Background (NESB) students distance education courses to meet their needs. OTEN-DE also offers, integrated English and vocational (Advanced English stream) courses under LLNP, for those students who have a language proficiency NRS3. OTEN-DE also offers English Language - ESOL (Basic English stream) if language proficiency is below NRS3. OTEN-DE is the specialist distance education and open learning organisation of TAFE NSW, with more than 33,000 students enrolled in over 250 courses. Studying with OTEN-DE gives students the opportunity to study at their own pace and at places that best suit their lifestyles, for example, at home, at work or at the local library. OTEN-DE has well-designed learning materials and offers on-line support in many subject areas. In addition, tutorial support and learner support is available.

A learning activity for people who are unable to attend classes, for example, parents with childcare responsibilities, people restricted by work, or people who prefer to study at home. Distance Learning can be integrated with Multimedia centre learning, Home Tutor or community class provision. Regular phone, email and fax contact with a teacher provides support and feedback.

This course is designed for unemployed people from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB), it is designed to teach accounting skills, and how to use computer softwareincluding MYOB, for positions in government, industry, commerce and small business.

A learning activity for people who are unable to attend classes for whatever reason. Home study involves using workbooks, tapes and video based on real life to help people learn English for everyday situations. Regularcontact with a teacher provides support and feedback.

To develop the skills needed to write a wide range of letters and memos.

General English course covers oral skills, written skills, Australian services and culture and approaches to learning.

The Certificate in Second Language Teaching program is designed as a preliminary specialist qualification for those interested in teaching a second language in Australia or overseas. The Certificate may be credited towards the Graduate Diploma in TESOL. The amount of credit will depend on the entry requirements of the GDipTESOL being met, and whether the Certificate in Second Language Teaching is taken out as a formal award. (Contact the Director of Postgraduate Studies, Dr Wilma Vialle, for further information.)

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A full-time or part-time course to provide language and study skills appropriate for further study at year 10 level.

A general English language course to give students the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills they need for access to employment, further education, or communityservices.