Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is for postgraduate and later year undergraduate students and aligns with the La Trobe Essential of Global Citizenship. It is suitable for students from all language backgrounds, including native speakers and those who use English as an additional language.The subject analyses the role of English as a global language in two separate modules.The module Global citizenship and intercultural communication, considers the value of active involvement in the global world and the role of English language as a tool of global interaction. The module, English language and power considers the role of access to opportunity and analyses the role of English as a lingua franca and a world language.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCelia Hammond

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEDU4EGC Book of ReadingsPrescribedN/ALA TROBE UNIVERSITY.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCelia Hammond

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"With other online activities"


Assessment elementComments%
Reflective Assignment (equivalent to 2000 words)Online reflective written commentary and discussion50
Research Essay(equivalent to 2000 words)Research essays, annotated bibliographies50