UNDERSTANDING ENGLISH FOR TEACHING
Credit points: 15
In this subject inexperienced teachers of English as a second or foreign language are introduced to the basic structure and usage of English. The subject covers aspects of English phonology, syntax, discourse and other aspects of language in use as they relate to the teaching of English.
Subject Co-ordinatorDonna Starks
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesStandardisation and Correctness, Discourse conventions: Written and spoken language, Engaging with word categories, Engaging with meaning, Engaging with lexical and phrasal categories, Engaging with clauses, Describing Australian English sounds and spelling; Describing English intonation and stress
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 4, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDonna Starks
Lecture/SeminarWeek: 33 - 35
Four 3.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 33 - 35
Four 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.
One 4000-word language analysis
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Weekly tasks (1000-words equivalent)
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