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Department of Linguistics

Language Pedagogy

Course Code:
15PLIC015
Unit value:
1
Taught in:
Full Year

Objectives and learning outcomes of the course

Students will be familiarized with a number of Second Language Learning Theories and models of Second Language Acquisition; with research methods in the field of Language Learning, and with a number of other topical issues within the field of Language Education. They will be able to apply this knowledge to the study and to the teaching practice of their language of interest.

Workload

A total of 22 weeks teaching with 3 hours classroom contact per week.

Method of assessment

One three-hour written examination in May/June (70%); one essay of 2,500 words to be submitted on day 1 of the last week of term 1 (15%); one essay of 2,500 words to be submitted on day 1 of the last week of term 2 (15%).

Suggested reading

A comprehensive reading list for this course will be supplied by the convenor at the beginning of the course.