Courses & Units

Language, Culture and Diversity ESG716

Launceston

Note:

This unit will be offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers

Introduction

This unit explores the complex relationship between language and culture, and considers both in terms of linguistic and cultural diversity. The unit applies understandings of each to the teaching and learning of language. An emphasis is placed on understanding 'culture' from a range of critical perspectives, and to explore the way in which intercultural communication is at play in English language learning and teaching. Issues of identity, the emergence of 'world Englishes', and the contribution of critical sociolinguistics are considered in relation to the practice of English language learning and teaching.

Summary

Unit name Language, Culture and Diversity
Unit code ESG716
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Teaching staff

Dr Megan Short

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 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
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 079999

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 mode in Launceston

Assessment

AT1: Personal reflection on language, culture and diversity (30%); AT2: Essay OR take-home test (70%)

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Textbooks

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