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Teaching English for Academic Purposes - EDGU4000

This Unit provides students with the theory and practice of teaching academic English, using an interactive, workshop-based approach. Throughout the course students will develop an understanding of the EAP context, build on existing TESOL knowledge and skills to inform the development of EAP specific skills, apply methodologies that facilitate the effective teaching of writing, reading, listening and speaking skills for an academic context, employ technology-enhanced teaching techniques appropriate to the academic context, and engage in reflective and critical practice in order to develop professionally. The unit is delivered in conjunction with the Centre for English Teaching (CET) and involves workshops run by CET's English language teachers, lesson observations and teaching practicum with international students studying at the centre. Taken in in addition to Teaching English Internationally 1 and 2 (EDGU2000 and EDGU3000), this unit provides students with the background to teach English both in Australia and internationally in a range of English as a Second Language contexts.

Classes
1x3-hr seminar/wk for 12 weeks

Assessment
Weekly research on language resources (10%), 1x text analysis (20%),1x feedback on student writing (20%) and micro-teaching (50%)

Textbooks
Alexander, O., Argent, S., and Spencer, J. (2008) EAP Essentials: A teacher's guide to principles and practice (With CD). Reading: Garnet Publishing.

Assumed knowledge
In Depth methodological theory and practice

Pre-requisites

EDGU2000 and EDGU3000

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Summer Main

07 Jan 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 25 Jan 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
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: Marcella Robertson
HECS Band: 1
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