Courses & Units

Methodologies in Second Language Teaching ESG717

Launceston

Note:

This unit will only be offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers

Introduction

This Unit explores a range of approaches to English language learning and teaching including teaching strategies and techniques for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening. The Unit will also study the nature of the second language teaching methodology in a range of contexts through the identification, description and critique of the underlying principles of TESOL methodology. Topics include the socio-cultural context of second language teaching, focusing on cultural, historical and intergroup issues; different approaches to second language learning and teaching, the planning and evaluation of Units of work, strategies, techniques and resources for learning.

Summary

Unit name Methodologies in Second Language Teaching
Unit code ESG717
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

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

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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

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Off-campus or on-campus flexible mode in Launceston

Assessment

AT1: Development of Planning Resource (30%); AT2 Essay or Take Home Test (70%)

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