TESOL Professional Experience (EDSE5012)


This unit of study will link fieldwork in Intensive English Centres with an exploration of current language education research. Students will develop skills in linking their assessment of the abilities and needs of teenage and adult learners of English with programming. This unit aims to develop students' professional understanding and expertise as second language educators. It has relevance for teaching in Australia and overseas and focuses on the development of communicative competence.

Further unit of study information


12 days professional experience


professional experience (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


210 credit points including 24 credit points from one of (English, Linguistics or one of the foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Modern Greek,  Sanskrit, Spanish))

Additional Information

Please note the fieldwork for this unit will commence from Monday 18th July 2016.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.