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LN5025: TESOL METHODOLOGY: TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND OR OTHER LANGUAGE (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

Students will explore a range of approaches to Teaching English as a Second or Other Language, tracing a change of focus from traditional grammar translation to a greater emphasis on meaning, communication and context. Parallel to this is how these approaches have impacted on classroom practice with regard to teaching the language skills, grammar and lexis.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Julie Bray

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • MSc Tesol

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will explore a range of approaches to Teaching English as a Second or Other Language, tracing a change of focus from traditional grammar translation to a greater emphasis on meaning, communication and context. Parallel to this is how these approaches have impacted on classroom practice with regard to teaching the language skills, grammar and lexis.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 2 x 2,500 word essays (each 40%) and 1 x class presentation (20%)

Resit: 1 x 5,000 word essay

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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