Domain - Introductory Communication Skills

Domain - Introductory Communication Skills

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Level 1

Complete practical transactions not requiring negotiation
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Version 6

1284 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for adult second and first language speakers of English who wish to further develop the skills to obtain goods and services in their own community. Learners will make inquiries and appointments and complete a practical transaction which does not require negotiation.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Participate in conversations with known people
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Version 6

1291 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for adult second and first language speakers of English who wish to further develop their skills in conversation and social interaction. Learners will make social arrangements face-to-face and on the telephone and participate in conversation with a small group of known people.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read independently texts for practical purposes
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Version 5

2976 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is one in a series designed for adults who wish to read in English. People credited with this unit standard will be able to read without assistance simple texts for practical purposes, link any new information to prior knowledge and convert the information for their own use.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read independently texts to gain knowledge
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Version 5

2987 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is one in a series designed for adults who wish to read in English to gain knowledge. People credited with this unit standard will be able to read without assistance knowledge texts which have complementary illustrations, list the main points and identify specific examples used by the writer to illustrate their main points.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Read independently texts which debate issues
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Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 25073.

2993 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is one in a series designed for adults who wish to read in English debates about issues. People credited with this unit standard will be able to read without assistance simple persuasive texts about issues familiar to them and identify the writer's purpose, state the point of view presented, identify any justification given and respond to the argument presented in a general way. They will also be able to progress to communication unit standards at level 2.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Write presenting information
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Version 5

3485 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This is one of a series of unit standards for adult learners who wish to write in English. People credited with this unit standard will with assistance be able to present factual information in a sequence using vocabulary which fits the context and the audience. They will also be able to record the results of a survey on a table provided for the purpose.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 08 August 2020