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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 4214

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
153446

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To further develop students' understanding and practical methods to inform decision making in planning, teaching, resource selection, adaptation and design, and assessing English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Course content

Students will further develop their understanding of the features of TESOL settings, the factors affecting TESOL and the teacher agency in TESOL. They will also develop practical methods of teaching EAL/D including the implementation of the communicative approach, explicit teaching of grammar through different genres and connections with other areas of learning. Students will learn to evaluate, select and adapt language learning activities, resources and assessment practices to help create lesson plans and units of work.

Textbook(s)

Derewianka, B. , A new grammar companion for teachers, Primary English Teaching Association

Harmer, J 2015, The practice of English language teaching, 6th edition, Pearson Longman, Harlow, England.

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 1087 Teaching Linguistically Diverse Learners

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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