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(For students enrolled in courses D347, E360, E365 or E455 only)
3 hours or equivalent
Note: TESOL specialist teachers require a sub-major study in one of Linguistics or a second language (ie not the teachers’ first language), or appropriate TESOL studies as approved by the unit chair. It is highly recommended that TESOL students undertake Linguistics units ELL101, ELL102, ELL201 and ELL202.
The principal aim of this unit is to prepare students for teaching as specialist education practitioners through a study of the education specialism: TESOL: Curriculum Study A
This unit aims to introduce beginning teachers to the major aspects of teaching learners from language background other than English in both mainstream and specialist classes at secondary school level. It provides real and simulated classroom situations in which participants can practise and discuss teaching and learning procedures. The unit covers a broad range of theoretical and practical issues important to the study of TESOL such as second language acquisition, the use of curriculum frameworks, assessment practices and effective pedagogies.
Task 1: (50%). An assignment linking theory and practice.
Task 2: (50%). The development of a teaching/learning sequence based on current curriculum frameworks.
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