Developing Literacy in a Second Language


Examines the theory and practice related to the development of both initial and advanced literacy in a second language: how reading and writing skills are developed in a second language; the interdependency of first and second language literacy skills; effective instructional methods and the role played by second language literacy in the development of academic skills where English is the medium of instruction.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for LANGTCHG 205.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 1


Lecturer(s) Dr Helen Basturkmen


The course will be assessed by two essay assignments and one in-class test.


LANGTCHG 205: 15 points


30 points passed or approval of the Academic Head or nominee