A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.
Studying bilingualism and second-language acquirement through conversation and language acquisition analysis helps applied linguistics researchers develop theories about language learning. This information can then be used to shape language policy and more effectively teach students.
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UTS is a world-leading provider of postgraduate language and literacy courses, with academics who are published authors and internationally recognised experts in the field. This course meets the professional development needs of a wide range of English language teachers and educators teaching children, teenagers and adults. In its foundation and specialisation subjects, the course presents contemporary models and analysis of language learning and teaching. It caters for those seeking an initial teaching qualification in teaching English to adult speakers of other languages and for those who already possess a teaching qualification and wish to gain a specialist degree in the field. [+]
Students study subjects that equip them with skills and knowledge to teach English in a variety of local and international contexts. The course has both a strong focus on practice through the supervised teaching practicums, and an emphasis on recent developments in the field of language education. The course features flexible study options, with various classes held at times suitable for students working standard full-time hours. Credit recognition may be available. The course is designed by a team of experienced TESOL professionals who are familiar with the full range of English language teaching contexts. The course explicitly meets the needs of students and educators in the following contexts: working with migrants and Indigenous students across all levels of education teachers wishing to change discipline areas teaching English outside Australia international students wishing to study TESOL with the possibility of extending into the master's program. ... [-]
UTS is a world-leading provider of postgraduate language and literacy courses, with academics who are published authors and internationally recognised experts in the field. This course provides learners with the opportunity to gain knowledge over the professional domains of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and applied linguistics through an initial TESOL teaching qualification. [+]
This course is suitable for postgraduate students who wish to obtain an initial TESOL teaching qualification and advanced and integrated knowledge of language and literacy education, as well as its application in their areas of practice. The course has both a strong focus on practice through the supervised teaching practicums, and an emphasis on recent developments in the field of language education. Credit recognition may be available.
Career options include a teacher of TESOL in Australia or a teacher of English as an international language (EIL) in overseas contexts (applicants are advised to check with potential employing bodies regarding employment requirements).[-]