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Credit points: 15

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Key issues in the development of materials and curriculum for language teaching are explored and related to assessment and reporting of learner language development. Students are introduced to basic principles and trends in materials and syllabus design from both a practical and a theoretical perspective. The relationship of materials and syllabus to wider issues of the nature of language, the nature of language learning and curriculum are explored and considered in the context of assessment goals and procedures. Some experience of language teaching would be preferable.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHoward Nicholas

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCase studies in language curriculum design: concepts and approaches in action around the world,PrescribedMacalister, J. and Nation, I. S. P. (eds)(2011)ROUTLEDGE

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