Courses & Units

Literature, Literacies and Language Learning ESG721

Launceston

Note:

This unit will only be offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers

Introduction

This unit explores the many ways that literature can be utilised within a TESOL context. Literature as a focus for English language teaching will include a range of texts such as poems, novels, non-fiction works, plays and short stories. Multi-modal texts such as film, television series, animation and visual texts will also be considered as texts for English language teaching. Approaches to using literature in a TESOL context will include genre-based, critical, and post-colonial perspectives.

Summary

Unit name Literature, Literacies and Language Learning
Unit code ESG721
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Megan Short
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the role that literature can play in English language teaching in specific ESL, EAL and EFL contexts.
  • Synthesise your understanding of the complex ways in which second language acquisition and contemporary methodologies for using literature interact through your critical appraisal of current ELT theory.
  • Plan and develop detailed classroom materials and resources that are culturally and linguistically appropriate for a specific TESOL context.
  • Communicate your understanding of using literature in a TESOL context through your academic writing.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
079999 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • 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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Teaching

AssessmentPlan (30%)|Essay (70%)
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Textbooks

Required

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