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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Specialisation

Code SPAAPM

Designed to develop and support the careers of language teaching professionals and graduates working in language-related areas in both adult and child learning contexts in Australia and overseas.

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Unit set overview

Code

SPAAPM

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
LAN6271Teaching ESL Learners15
LAN6172ESL Teaching Practice15
LST6281Understanding Language15
LST6282Using Language15

For more detailed unit information for this Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Notes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse complex problems to generate creative solutions within adult and child language learning contexts.
  2. Critically analyse professional approaches, knowledge and skills for TESOL within a diverse range of educative contexts.
  3. Manage own learning within a collaborative learning environment.
  4. Transmit specialised knowledge, skills and ideas to audiences engaged in education.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Graduates of this specialisation can choose from a wide range of opportunities that require specialised language teaching knowledge and skills in all sectors of Education in Australia and overseas.

Possible future job titles

TESOL teacher, EAL/D teacher, ELICOS teacher, ESL teacher, EFL teacher

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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