Faculty of Arts


LANGTCHG 302

Practical Language Teaching


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for LANGTCHG 302.

Description

Course aims/outcomes:

The course is developed mainly for pre-service English language teachers. The main
aims of this course are:

  • To help student teachers to develop an understanding of the procedures, techniques and options used in teaching language lessons
  • To help student teachers to design and deliver effective language lessons for a variety of contexts or learner groups
  • To introduce student teachers to a variety of tools for teacher development such as peer teaching, peer observation and reflective teaching

Course teaching format

The course is taught through a combination of lectures, group discussions and group demonstrations in class. Students are also required to arrange meetings in small groups with the lecturer for assignments. Students are required to participate in all classes. Sessions 8, 9, 10 and 11 are compulsory. Students are also expected to check announcements on Canvas, view and participate in online discussion forums on Canvas or Coursebuilder/Flexible Learning as appropriate.

Assessment

Assessment in this course is a series of activities and tasks related to practical language teaching. Those activities could help you with your future career as a language teacher.

Provisional class limits information for 2018

Enrolment is limited to 33 students. Priority will be given to students who need the course to complete their degree, and then to others on a first in, first enrolled basis.

Please contact the Undergraduate Adviser regarding any questions or issues regarding approval into this course.

View the course syllabus

Availability 2018

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Tan Bee Tin

Assessment

This course is assessed using a series of activities and tasks related to practical language teaching. These activities can help you with your future career as a language teacher.

Points

LANGTCHG 302: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

LANGTCHG 300 or 301 and approval of Academic Head or nominee


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