Second Language Teaching

Module code: EN7521

This module focuses on contemporary approaches to English Language Teaching (ELT) and key aspects of ELT methodology. You'll study the principles underlying a wide range of approaches and techniques for the teaching of language, and will have the opportunity to relate these to your own professional context.

Topics covered

  • Current issues in English Language Teaching
  • Theories and applications in skills teaching
  • Methods and approaches
  • Learning strategies and learner autonomy
  • Learner variables
  • Psycholinguistic perspectives
  • Models of second language acquisition
  • How classroom language learning is achieved