Learning Area: LOTE (Primary)

Subject 483-244 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: As negotiated with the supervisor
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 460-203 School Experience & Practice Teaching 2T and three years of approved university language study post-VCE (BTeach only).Three years of approved university language study post-VCE (BEd Primary).Students with other qualifications will need to arrange to be assessed by a language department of an Australian university as being of equivalent profiency.
Corequisites: 483-850 Professional Practice: Modern Languages Education (BTeach Primary)483-850 Professional Practice: Modern Languages Education if taken as a fourth year option subject (BEd Primary)
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


Renata Aliani
Subject Overview:

Students undertake a study of concepts and practice in second language teaching and learning, with the emphasis on developing teachers as reflective practitioners, capable of fostering in their students communicative competence in a new language, and making the experience of language learning an educational one. Students will be introduced to texts and materials commonly used in primary schools, and will be taught a range of techniques for employing them.

Assessment: Assignments totalling 4000 words or equivalent.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available


This subject is only available to Bachelor of Teaching (Primary strand) or Bachelor of Education (Primary) students.

This subject is co-taught with 483-889 Methodology and Curriculum Design: Modern Languages Education.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)

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