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In this unit you will investigate the principles and practicalities of teaching a foreign language within a primary school context The unit will include evaluation and application of Languages teaching and learning theory and contemporary language teaching methodologies. Existing understandings, skills and processes to plan and implement Language teaching and learning experiences into the primary school curriculum will be built upon. In this unit you will develop particular understandings about supporting Languages in the primary school and associated curriculum frameworks.

Summary 2021

Unit name Languages Teaching
Unit code EPR311
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education

Dr. Mairin Hennebry

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

  1. Interpret role as a non-specialist languages teacher with the purpose of providing languages experiences in the primary classroom to a diverse group of learners.
  2. Critique relevant issues in languages teaching to promote continuous improvement in knowledge and skills.
  3. Develop evidence based strategies to promote languages teaching and learning within a specific context.
  4. Justify the application of contemporary language learning theory and language teaching methodology in languages education.




ESH210 or EPR210


Teaching Pattern



Task 1: Short Responses and Essay, 2000 words (50%)

Task 2: Promotional Material, 2000 words (50%)

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