Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2 hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week, an additional 8 hours/week. Total 10 hours per week.
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
This subject considers a number of current approaches to language syllabus design in second and foreign language teaching contexts. These include functional-notional, communicative, content-based, task-based, genre-based, and competency based syllabi. Attention will also be given to issues such as needs analysis and negotiated curricula.The place of grammar in language teaching and the cultural relevance of English curricula in non Western contexts will also be considered.
Two written assignments, one due towards the middle of the semester (2000 words, 40%), and one due after the end of the semester (3000 words, 60%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A reading pack prepared by the Department.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
M.A.Applied Linguistics (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis) |
English Language |
Technology in Language Learning
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