Teaching Languages 1A (EDSE3047)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study is the initial Languages Curriculum (method) unit for prospective secondary languages teachers. The unit is designed to introduce pre-service languages teachers to key concepts and understandings of languages education and build their awareness and skills in preparation for NSW secondary classrooms. Students will gain broad understandings about the nature and scope of languages education in the NSW context, about traditional and more contemporary and innovative classroom practices and particular aspects of policy and Board of Studies documentation.

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Classes

1x1-hr lecture/wk for 7 wks, 3x1-hr tutorials/wk for 7 wks, 2x4-hr practicals in wks 13 and 14

Assessment

2500wd essay (40%) and 1500wd lesson plans (30%) and 2000 wd portfolio (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 credit points of senior Languages

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