Sheffield Hallam University
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Study a course for practicing language teachers, designed to develop your career into English for academic purposes (EAP). It guides you through the forms of language analysis, teaching techniques, and research practices surrounding the emerging field of EAP. The course encourages reflective practice and application of pedagogical skills within your own context.Key points: suitable for experienced in-service TESOL teachers; study the core areas of EAP theory and practice such as language analysis and testing and evaluation; discuss your studies online with an international community of teachers; gain the qualifications and skills needed to advance your career.
Applicants should hold a degree or equivalent qualification, have at least 2 years� experience of teaching in the profession and be currently teaching and have successfully completed the Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL, Cambridge CELTA or equivalent. Applicants who have successfully completed a recognised professional teaching diploma in TESOL, such as the Trinity College Licentiate Diploma or Cambridge (DELTA) are exempt from stage 1.
Postgraduate certificate: phonetics and phonology; pedagogical and functional grammar; EAP learner culture, differences and needs; the roles and expectations of an EAP teacher; EAP learner tasks, skills and disciplines; reflective practice. Postgraduate diploma: EAP course and syllabus design; self-prepared, published and electronic materials design and evaluation; self-prepared, published and electronic assessment and test design and evaluation; introduction to research methodology � focus groups, interviews, for teaching materials, assessments and course/syllabus; academic discourses and research genres; the academic literacies debate; argumentation and representations of critical thinking; general versus specific EAP; critical EAP Research project Project subject areas covered include: research methods (qualitative and quantitative); research ethics; designing your own individual research project.
Continuous assessment of on-line assignments; a classroom-based portfolio; 6000 word essay; 6000 word literature report; 12000�15000 word research project.
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Distance learning||-||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||-||1 years|
|MEd||Distance learning||£ 2,070 per Unit (home fees)||2 years|
|MEd||Distance learning||£ 2,070 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
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