Module/Course Description

Course Title: Teaching English as a Second Language

Course Code: UU-TEA-3610-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale

The module serves as an introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language and covers the areas of language awareness, methodology and lesson planning. It will introduce you to key issues, concepts and methods in teaching English as a second language.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:
• Explain reasons for successful language learning
• Identify main theories and trends in TESOL
• Identify approaches used in language teaching
• Evaluate activities for teaching language skills
• Design materials for teaching specific items or areas of language
• Demonstrate knowledge of different classroom management skills
• Plan and micro-teach a TESOL lesson providing a rationale for the principles on which lesson is based.

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3, Semester 4, Semester 5

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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