This postgraduate unit will explore contemporary English language issues. Pre-service teachers will develop knowledge and the ability to scaffold students in English language learning. Pre-service teachers will also examine theories and research-based pedagogical practices and frameworks that underpin the English language development and planning, teaching and assessment of language modes of speaking, listening, and viewing across a range of contexts. This unit incorporates implementation of appropriate pedagogies based on a review of the relationship between culture and language development, with a focus on indigenous students and diverse learners.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - LANGUAGE AND LEARNING: AN INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING