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Language Teaching Methodology G (11381.1)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education


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This unit is an introduction to the principles of learning and teaching English and other languages in an era of globalisation and technological developments. The unit takes a practical approach, addressing a number of contemporary approaches to language pedagogy across all ages and levels. Based on the view of language as a fundamental tool for communicating meaning, the unit engages students in a discussion of the cultural and social contexts of language learning and teaching, and encourages them to take a principled, engaging, creative, and analytical approach to language pedagogy.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Describe contemporary approaches to language learning and teaching in a globalised world;

2. Explain how the key concepts and terminology in the field of language pedagogy can be applied in a variety of contexts;

3. Apply/Design language learning tasks using key concepts; and

4. Express their own beliefs about language pedagogy.

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