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Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language

Enrolment code: ESG717

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: What is TESOL Education? What makes a good TESOL teacher? TESOL in the context of the world; TESOL in Asia/the Pacific; TESOL in theory and practice; Linguistics and TESOL; andTeaching Methodology

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
Ellis R, Understanding Second Language Acquisition, OUP, 1990. (This is an excellent book of about 280 pages, providing a solid theoretical background.)
Nunan D, Designing Tasks for the Communicative Classroom, NY CUP, 1989.
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