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Grammar and the Language Classroom - EDPJ5016

Year - 2018

This unit focuses on effective teaching of language features in the second/foreign language classroom. The unit has a strong pedagogical focus, as it examines key principles of grammar instruction, how to structure grammar lessons, and how to evaluate and use grammar teaching materials effectively. The unit also focuses on raising awareness of the language systems of English such as tense/aspect, modality and cohesion, and of how context influences grammatical choices. It also examines how texts can be used effectively in the classroom. This unit is intended for those who are, or planning to be teachers of English as a second or foreign language.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment
1x2000wd assignment (40%), 1x teaching practice (10%), and 1x3000wd assignment (50%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor David Hirsh
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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