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Advanced Topics in Second Language Teaching and Learning - LING725

This unit examines major issues in second language teaching and learning with particular reference to the Australian context. Authentic language data and teaching materials are used in order to present the second language learning experience from both the learner's and the teacher's perspective.

Issues covered include theories of second language acquisition, theoretical issues in teaching the four skills, individual differences in second language learning; culture and language and principles of second language teaching, including course planning, methodology and materials design and assessment.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Ms Jean Brick

Admission to MRes Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): LING325
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

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