ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING METHOD

EDU4TFM

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In EFL method, the principles that inform the teaching of English to speakers of other languages in post-primary and adult teaching contexts are introduced. Students examine the principles and resources used in ESL and EFL teaching. They develop skills in planning, implementing and evaluating lessons and explore issues related to program organisation. Other areas of study include: TESOL program organisation, curriculum frameworks, approaches to assessment in TESOL and the place of TESOL in the curriculum. Students are provided with experience in: lesson planning, understanding learners' second language development and in the design, development and utilisation of materials.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHoward Nicholas

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Sub-major in linguistics or a language other than English

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAn A-Z of English grammar and usage, new edition,PrescribedLeech, G.LONGMAN, 2001.
ReadingsLearner English, 2nd Edition,PrescribedSwan, M.CUP, 2001.
ReadingsThe practice of English language teaching, 3rd edition,PrescribedHarmer, J.LONGMAN, 2001.
ReadingsTeaching English as an international language,RecommendedMcKay, S. L.,OXFORD UP, 2002.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHoward Nicholas

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1500 word assignment30
One unit of work at VCE level35
One unit of work at VELS level35