Courses & Units

Global Issues in Second Language Acquisition ESG714

Launceston

Note:

This unit will only be offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers

Introduction

This unit addresses salient issues in second language learning, globally. Second language within this unit refers to any language learned in addition to a first language. Issues include: linguistic issues in language acquisition; linguistic awareness; socio-political impacts and effects of second languages; TESOL in a multicultural society; English as a global language; language learner autonomy; assessing language competence. The unit encourages students to engage and review topics in relevance to their personal and professional settings..

Summary

Unit name Global Issues in Second Language Acquisition
Unit code ESG714
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Dr Paul Kebble
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Spring school Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Spring school 19/10/2020 4/11/2020 26/11/2020 3/1/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 070115

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Off-campus or on-campus flexible delivery in Launceston

Assessment

Task 1: Online discussion board entries (30%). Task 2: Extended assignment (70%).

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Textbooks

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