Guided, collaborative examinations of pertinent issues in student-led sessions, focusing on student needs, motivation, teaching grammar, teacher and learner actions in the classroom, lesson planning, assessment and technology use.
Knowledge and skills acquired in LING 231 are developed in this advanced TESOL paper. Topics include: classroom management, classroom resources and materials, classroom dynamics, teacher actions in the classroom, learner actions in the classroom, needs analysis, assessment, teaching vocabulary and grammar, teaching listening and speaking, teaching reading and teaching writing.
|Paper title||Advanced TESOL: Branching Out|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Pre or Corequisite
- LING 231
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
Suitable for students taking the TESOL minor and the Graduate Diploma in Second Language Teaching and other students interested in teaching a second or foreign language. It is recommended that students taking the TESOL minor also take LING 332 (TESOL practicum).
- More information link
View more information on the English and Linguistics Programme website
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
This interactive paper covers practical issues in the teaching of English as a second language. In this paper, the lecturer will lead seminar-style discussions of topics, with weekly summaries of course readings and critical responses from students integrated into the discussions. Discussions will regularly include examination of activities and materials. Assignments include summaries (with critical responses) of weekly readings, an essay and a project for which students are able to choose a topic from a variety designed for different learning styles.
- Teaching Arrangements
One 2-hour seminar and one 1-hour tutorial per week
To be confirmed
- Course outline
The course outline may be obtained from the English and Linguistics reception.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation,
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will gain
- Advanced second-language teaching skills
- Theoretical and practical knowledge of:
- Task-based learning and teaching
- Grammar teaching and learning
- Vocabulary teaching and learning
- Classroom management
- Classroom interaction
- Curriculum and materials design
- Teaching the four domains (reading, writing, listening and speaking)