7 x 2-hour workshops per semester
5 x 2-hour supervised studies per semester
1 Admission into BA-Bachelor of Arts
1a Admission into BEDECBA-Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Bachelor of Arts
1b Admission into BEDPRBA-Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Arts
1c Admission into BLANG-Bachelor of Languages
1d Admission into BEDSSBLANG-Bachelor of Education (Secondary Schooling), Bachelor of Languages
1e Admission into BAHA-Bachelor of Arts - Enhanced Program for High Achievers
1f Admission into BEDSBLANG-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Languages
1g Admission into BLANGMTS-Bachelor of Languages, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2 ESOL2004 - ESOL Methodology
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g) and 2)
Topic description
This topic explores the key principles of teaching English to speakers of other languages. It emphasises the development of pedagogical skill in the planning and organisation of lessons and units of work. It explores key concepts in language teaching and integrates these into a cohesive approach of teaching by principles.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • develop disciplinary knowledge in the field of TESOL

  • assist with the development of pedagogical competence in TESOL

  • enable students to apply this knowledge in TESOL contexts

  • promote an awareness of approaches that inform classroom practice

  • encourage creative planning of classroom learning experiences

  • highlight the relationship between learner motivation and successful learning outcomes
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • state principles of language teaching

  • explain the relationship between principles of language teaching and classroom practice

  • apply principles of language teaching to classroom practice