Principles and Methods of English Language Teaching

LING6103 – Principles and Methods of English Language Teaching

Students will explore theoretical issues relevant to English language teaching, the principles of selected approaches to the teaching of English and the methods used to teach English. Student will also explore the distinction among core concepts, for example competence and proficiency; cognitive, academic, language proficiency (CALP) / literacy-related skills and basic interpersonal communication skills (BICS). The relevance of grammar instruction, its relationship to the development of writing abilities, as well as the different approaches to grammar instruction, are also examined.

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