ALE108 Language Teaching Methodology
This module provides an introduction to the practice and theory of teaching language skills and systems (e.g. reading, speaking, grammar, vocabulary, etc.) to language learners in instructed settings.
ALE200 Tools for English Language Teaching
What are some of the factors involved in modern English as a Foreign Language teaching? Students will engage with the essential principles and methodologies for EFL teaching. This will advance their knowledge of the variety of pedagogical approaches relevant to EFL in the classroom. Students will also critically engage with the English language in terms of grammar, lexis and phonology with reference to learner perception of these features.
ALE318 Research Project (Linguistics)
In this module, students will conduct an empirical research project in Linguistics under supervision. This will entail collecting and analyzing data, as well as writing up their projects in an 8,000 word dissertation.
ALED00 Professional Reflective Practice
Students will produce a portfolio of language teaching products including a detailed profile of a learner, materials for English language teaching and materials for English language testing. This module requires candidates to apply the theoretical aspects of English language teaching to classroom practice.
ALEM22 Communicative Language Teaching
The module covers basic principles, philosophy and the historical development of learning and theory of language learning leading to the communicative approach to language teaching. It addresses the current debate about methods and methodologies in the context of English as an international language.
ALEM32 Classroom Teaching Practice
This is a practical, supervised, and assessed English language teaching module. Students practise and critically appraise language teaching methods and principles in class, and then test the practical application of their knowledge in observations of ESL classes consisting of language learners being taught by qualified teachers. The module is prerequisite for ALED00: Professional Reflective Practice..