ENG3226 - Teaching English as a Second Language

Year of Study:3 or 4
Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45hours
Prerequisites: Nil
Module Description
This elective course is designed for English major students interested in the teaching and learning of English as a second language. It provides an introduction to a variety of English language teaching approaches and their theoretical underpinnings. The course also provides students with opportunities to develop lesson plans, practice teaching techniques and apply language assessment methods.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:

  1. Understand the impact of learner-, teacher- and context-related factors on language learning and various English language teaching approaches

  2. Critically evaluate second language teaching methods

  3. Apply language teaching, learning and assessment methods appropriately

  4. Design suitable lesson plans using the fundamentals of effective instructional planning