University of York
Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching
2.1 degree or above; applicants' 1st degree should be in a related subject, such as language, linguistics or education. To be eligible for this course, you must have the equivalent of at least 1 year's teaching experience by the time the course starts; this can involve any language, any age of learner and any stages of learning. This teaching experience is normally after you have obtained your 1st degree. Teacher training internships, casual private tutoring and holiday camps are not normally sufficient. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.
Modules include: Language for education; research methods in language learning and teaching; teaching and learning language; planning and communicating research; dissertation. Optional modules: Bilingualism; citizenship education; cross-linguistic influences in 2nd language acquisition; discourse analysis and language teaching; education and social justice; evaluating ESOL classroom practice; intercultural communication in education; learning and teaching second language reading; motivation in education; teaching and assessing speaking skills; teach and assessing writing skills; teaching and learning in schools; teaching world English; topics in 2nd language acquisition; approaches to English language teaching; contemporary issues in teaching; cross-cultural perspectives on language and discourse; developmental psycholinguistics; learning and teaching grammar in a second language; pragmatics (language meaning and communication); psychology of language and language learning; qualitative and quantitative data analysis; teaching and learning citizenship and global education; teaching English for academic purposes; testing and assessment in English language teaching; the practice of English language teaching.
Students will complete four assessed coursework essay assignments (each 4,000 to 5,000 words in length); an exam in research methods in language learning and teaching; an assessed presentation dissertation outline, ethics audit and a dissertation of 12,000 words based on a small-scale research study
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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