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Curriculum issues in TESOL

Enrolment code: ESG719

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; Curriculum: theory & practice; Transmission model of teaching; Learner-centred curriculum; Constructivism in second language teaching; The role of grammar in language teaching and learning; Theories of second language learning; Approaches to second language learning Translation and interpreting; and Assessment issues

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
Teaching pattern off-campus or on-campus flexible mode Timetable
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 References: 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.
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Discipline (School) Postgraduate Education  
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