Special Topics in Applied Linguistics
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- 29 Nov 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- assess the value of theories and/or pedagogies to particular cohorts and contexts
- evaluate empirical research studies to ascertain their contribution to knowledge and/or practices
- incorporate existing knowledge in creative ways to a chosen context.
- Introduction to the unit and the notion of Global Englishes
- Sociolinguistic concept
- Linguistic concept
- Models of World Englishes
- British Englishes
- American English
- Australian Englishes
- South African and Nigerian Englishes
- Indian Englishes
- Englishes in Singapore and Malaysia
- Englishes in China
- The future of Global Englishes & implications for language teaching and beyond
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
This Special Topics subject is designed to address contemporary issues in the fields of Applied Linguistics, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Second Language Acquisition (SLA). Each chosen specialisation will provide an in-depth examination of a cutting-edge area of learning theory, research methodology or pedagogical innovation.This Special Topics subject is designed to address contemporary issues in the fields of Applied Linguistics, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Second Language Acquisition (SLA). Each chosen specialisation will provide an in-depth examination of a cutting-edge area of learning theory, research methodology or pedagogical innovation.
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- Essay (50%)
- Project (50%)
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