Program Details

On successful completion of this unit students will be able to: •Analyse the ways in which theories in the fields of SLA, sociolinguistics, education, sociology and psychology impact on English language teaching, and engage critically with these theories
Location:
Manchester, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Dates of course: Monday 13th - Friday 17th August This Master's level unit will provide an overview of the main theories and practices evident in English Language Teaching. Some of the main areas covered will be: •Second language acquisition •Teaching English as an international language •Motivation and language learning •Teaching approaches and methods •Learning styles and strategies •Teacher education •Curriculum and materials •Comparative analysis of international practice

On successful completion of this unit students will be able to: •Analyse the ways in which theories in the fields of SLA, sociolinguistics, education, sociology and psychology impact on English language teaching, and engage critically with these theories to articulate and justify a coherent approach to ELT. •Identify and critically evaluate a range of factors that can promote or inhibit language learning. •Critically analyze and evaluate a range of practices in ELT, reflecting on the diversity of learners, the complexity of the education process, and social and organizational structures that influence ELT in different contexts.

Gain Master's level course credits in the UK, and combine intensive study with a trip to the UK/Europe.
Setting Description:
The course will be held at the Didsbury campus of Manchester Metropolitan University, which is located about 15 minutes from Manchester city centre by public transport. Accommodation at very reasonable rates in student rooms is available, and can be extended before and after the course.
Cost:
Cost for international participants (from outside UK/EU) is £1,500 for the course. This includes assessment if required.

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