Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Teaching Languages 1A - EDSE3047

Year - 2020

This unit of study is the initial Languages Curriculum (method) unit for prospective secondary languages teachers. The unit is designed to introduce pre-service languages teachers to key concepts and understandings of languages education and build their awareness and skills in preparation for NSW secondary classrooms. Students will gain broad understandings about the nature and scope of languages education in the NSW context, about traditional and more contemporary and innovative classroom practices and particular aspects of policy and NESA documentation.

1x1-hr lecture/wk for 7 wks, 3x1-hr tutorials/wk for 7 wks, 2x4-hr practicals in wks 13 and 14

1x1500wd essay (35%); 1500wd lesson plans (35%); 1x1500wd portfolio (30%)


72 credit points, including 12 Senior credit points from one of (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Spanish)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1b

06 Apr 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 01 May 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.