SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics

Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy

Module Code:
15PLIC015
Credits:
30
Taught in:
Full Year

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

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 20 weeks teaching with 2 hours classroom contact per week in lectures.

Method of assessment

One three-hour written examination in May/June (70%); one essay of 1,750 words to be submitted on day 1 of the last week of term 1 (15%); one essay of 1,750 words to be submitted on day 1 of the last week of term 2 (15%).

Suggested reading

A comprehensive reading list will be supplied by the convenor at the beginning of the module.

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