Developments in English Lang Teaching (EDPJ5021)


This unit examines contemporary developments in English language teaching such as issues in the teaching of listening, reading, writing and speaking, as well as teaching and learning grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary. Other issues that are currently being discussed in the TESOL literature will also be addressed. These include the notion of English as a lingua franca, intercultural language learning, integration of technologies into the language classroom, and research on learner autonomy.

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1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


1x presentation (10%); 1x2000wd assignment (30%); 1x3500wd assignment (60%)

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