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EDUC 7421 - English Language Teaching Methodology

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Blended Delivery – 2 intensive periods (total 4 days) per Semester plus online work
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: EDUC 5421
Assessment: Online Discussion Posts 20%, Literature Review 35%, Research Essay 45%

This course focuses on practical methods of language teaching specifically the four macro skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening and the rationale behind lesson staging/scaffolding when presenting these skills. Students will be introduced to techniques for teaching vocabulary, pronunciation and form as well as learn how to design effective tasks and practice situations. It looks at strategies to check meaning and correct errors. Students are encouraged to adopt a critical and reflective approach to practice through peer teaching and develop an informed view of teaching and the learners.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13671 LE01 25 13 28 Feb - 28 Feb Friday 9am - 5pm Nexus10, 812, Teaching Room
29 Feb - 29 Feb Saturday 9am - 5pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room
29 May - 29 May Friday 9am - 5pm Nexus10, 812, Teaching Room
30 May - 30 May Saturday 9am - 5pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room
19147 LEC0 30 26 No details available
Note: Enrolment in this lecture is restricted to only those students who have been affected by the Australian Government's travel restrictions - made in response to the Covid-19 coronavirus - and as a result cannot physically be present on campus due to circumstances outside of their control. If you have not been affected by these travel restrictions, you must enrol in the on-campus lecture. Please note that enrolment in this lecture will be monitored to ensure that only students affected by the travel restrictions are enrolled.