Primary Languages A (EDUP4007)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study focuses on the teaching and learning of additional languages in the primary school context and will enable students to prepare to implement a languages program. Students will focus on the rationale behind "an early start" to learning additional languages. Through an examination of policy and syllabus documents, suitable teaching methods and pedagogy, students will focus on what is required for establishing and sustaining a primary languages program. Students will also develop language lesson planning skills, and become familiar with materials that are suitable for the primary languages classroom.

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Classes

1x1-hr lecture/wk for 10 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 10 wks

Assessment

2000wd essay (50%) and 2000wd lesson plans (50%) and teaching episode (pass/fail)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units

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