This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Additional Requirements for more information.

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Language Teaching Practice

Postgraduate | CUR-TESOL505 | 2024

Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Language Teaching Practice

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. analyse and reflect on the role of the teacher in planning effective learning and teaching using current understandings about how students learn/acquire an additional language and contemporary approaches to materials design and evaluation
    2. evaluate effective lesson plans and language learning materials in terms of their capacity to show clear links between curriculum, objectives, learning and teaching approaches and strategies and the assessment of language ability
    3. demonstrate the use of effective lesson planning, and a range of appropriate learning and teaching approaches/strategies and materials in a series of lessons.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-TES-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-TESOL505C (Not currently available)

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.

Additional requirements

  • Placement requirements - This subject includes a professional experience placement in an approved educational setting. The placement must be a minimum of 10 days in duration.
  • Other requirements - Please note that any checks and/or clearances required by the placement provider must be provided prior to commencement of the placement.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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