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.
|Unit name||Languages Teaching|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Mairin Hennebry-Leung|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- 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.
- critique relevant issues in languages teaching to promote continuous improvement in knowledge and skills.
- develop evidence based strategies to promote languages teaching and learning within a specific context.
- justify the application of contemporary language learning theory and language teaching methodology in languages education
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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PrerequisitesEPR210 or ESH210
|Assessment||Student's Own Selection (50%)|Essay (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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