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Current Issues in Second Language Learning

Enrolment code: ESG714

Offered: Distance education: may be taken in summer school OR semester 1 OR semester 2 [by internet]

Unit description:

Deals with the following aspects/issues:Linguistic issues in TESOL/LOTE; Linguistic awareness; The politics of TESOL; TESOL in a multicultural society; Multimedia and second language learning; Assessing language competence; and Critical theory perspective in TESOL/LOTE

Staff Dr T Lê, Dr M Myhill For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Assessment mode 3,000-word essay (65%) non-essay (2,000 words) (35%); (the non-essay includes one of the following categories: journal, portfolio, report, book or article review, brief case study) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Thao Lê’s Courseware
Brown HD, Principles of Language Learning and Teaching, Englewood Cliffs NJ, Prentice Hall Regents, 1994
Gas SM & Schachter J (eds), Linguistic Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. Melb, CUP, 1989
Long MH & Richards JC (eds), Methodology in TESOL, Boston, Mass, Heinle & Heinle Publ, 1987
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