Survey the historical and current approaches for language teaching. Interpret second language learning theories and lesson materials that take into account the culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds of learners
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This subject presents a critical survey of language teaching approaches and methods both historically and currently. The theoretical underpinnings and methodological principles of second/foreign and additional language teaching are discussed and evaluated. Students in the subject demonstrate their understanding of the philosophies and principles behind how we learn language by designing a plan for a subject of work which integrates content knowledge, contextual fit and language skills.
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