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Theories and Methods in Language Learning - KCIL5613

This unit of study introduces students to theories of language acquisition and to methods employed in effective language teaching. It provides students with the foundations to successfully choose from a range of different approaches and strategies that will best cater to the teaching of Indigenous languages in revitalisation contexts. It will include methods used in the teaching of the macro (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and micro skills; determining teacher and learner roles; and effective language lesson planning. The unit will provide students with the skills to assess present and prospective teaching and learning and implement constructive changes in their own language contexts

Block Mode

community language learning case study (25%) and lesson observation and analysis (30%) and micro-teaching (20%) and resource development (25%)

Additional information
Available to students enrolled in block-mode courses only.


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive January

07 Jan 2019

Department/School: Indigenous Academic Units
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 25 Jan 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Susan Poetsch
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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