Teaching TESOL 1 (EDSE3043)

UNIT OF STUDY

Twenty five percent of students in NSW come from bilingual/ bicultural backgrounds and many need support in the development of English. This unit gives a background in teaching English to young people and adults. It explores the diversity of learners: refugee, migrant and international students; and covers issues in language development, teaching and learning. The focus is on building skills and understandings in teaching spoken language and reading. There is also a focus on building participants' own understanding of the systems of English.

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Classes

1x3-hr seminar/wk for 12 wks

Assessment

reflective report and lesson plan (20%) and portfolio of resources for teaching (50%), take home grammar test (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

96 credit points including 36 credit points of Education including EDSE2001 and 12 senior credit points of either Linguistics, English, or Languages

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