This unit will only be offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers
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.
|Unit name||Methodologies in Second Language Teaching|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Megan Short|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- identify the methodologies (historical and contemporary) for teaching and learning English as a second or foreign language (TESOL)
- consolidate your understanding of the complex ways in which second language acquisition (SLA) and TESOL methodologies interact via your critical appraisal of contemporary TESOL literature.
- critique, compare and evaluate a range of contemporary teaching and learning methodologies for the TESOL context.
- plan detailed classroom materials and resources that are culturally and linguistically appropriate for a specific TESOL context using a range of TESOL methodologies
- enhance your academic writing skills.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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|Assessment||Plan (30%)|Student's Own Selection (70%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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