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EDSE5011 - TESOL as a Third Teaching Area
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 10 credit points
HECS Band seven
Domestic Fee: $6,500
International Fee: $7,350
EFTSL: 0.208333333
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 2
Corequisites: EDSE5008 and EDSE5012
Prerequisites: 144 credit points including 108 credit points of Education and 24 credit points from one of (English, Linguistics or a language other than English)
Teacher/Coordinator: Assoc Prof Ken Cruickshank

Classes: 2x4-hr seminars/wk for 9wks

Assessment: 3000wd take-home grammar test and language analysis (30%) and 2000wd reporting involving analysis and teaching of pronunciation (20%) and 1000wd reflective report on topic related to second language teaching and learning (10%) and 4000wd portfolio of teaching and learning materials with lesson plans (40%)

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.
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