Teaching TESOL 2 (EDSE3061)

UNIT OF STUDY

Secondary students learning English as an additional language must develop competency in academic English in a range of subject areas in a very short time if they are to succeed. This unit explores the ways students develop writing and the different writing demands in Science, HSIE, English and other subjects. It also develops participants' understanding of the academic language demands of different curriculum areas, such as nominalisation, technical language and modality. These are integrated into a focus on assessment and planning programs and units of work.

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Classes

2x2-hr seminars/wk for 9 wks

Assessment

unit of work for Stage 4/5 (40%) and set of resources for language analysis and teaching (30%) and set of resources for teaching writing and language across the curriculum (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 English, Linguistics or a language and EDSE3043

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