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TESOL as a Third Teaching Area - EDSE4511

Year - 2020

Twenty five percent of students in NSW come from bilingual/ bicultural backgrounds and many need support in the development of English. This unit gives a background in and qualifies participants for teaching English to young people and adults both in Australia and overseas. The unit explores second language development, the systems of English language and teaching approaches, especially to the teaching of academic English. This unit aims to develop participants' professional understanding and expertise as TESOL educators.

2x3-hr seminars/wk for 10wks

2500wd take-home grammar tests and language analysis (25%); 2500wd learner assessment (25%) and 5000wd scope and sequence unit of work (50%)


210 credit points including 24 credit points from one of (English, Linguistics or one of the foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Modern Greek, Sanskrit, Spanish))


EDGU2000 or EDGU3000 or EDGU4000 or EDSE3043


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive August

20 Jul 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 07 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 10.0
EFTSL: 0.208
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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