|Unit convenor and teaching staff||
Unit convenor and teaching staff
Admission to GradCertTESOL or MAppLingTESOL or MTransInterMAppLingTESOL
Planning and Programming in TESOL covers the essential aspects of lesson and program planning in a variety of second language learning and teaching contexts. Areas covered include the variety of contexts in which TESOL is practiced, historical and current methods and approaches to language teaching, syllabus design, frameworks for planning language lessons and principles for programming, and testing and assessment practices in TESOL.
Information about important academic dates including deadlines for withdrawing from units are available at https://www.mq.edu.au/study/calendar-of-dates
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Review of Teaching Context||20%||No||Week 5|
|Lesson Plan with Essay||35%||No||Week 9|
|Unit of Work with Essay||45%||No||Week 13|
Research a specific English language teaching context in Australia or overseas, providing a 1000-word critical review of its key features.
Prepare a detailed plan for a 2-hour skills-based lesson (the lesson aims are to practice specific skills) for a specific group of learners. Make sure it has all four skills integrated. Write a 1200-word essay outlining the rationale for your decisions (based on the reading content of the unit) and explaining how the lesson’s features will support the students’ language learning.
Create a unit of work (between 5 to 12 hours) including 1 grammar-based sample lesson plan. Write a 1500-word essay outlining the rationale for your decisions (based on the reading content of the unit) and explaining how the features of the unit and sample lesson will support the students’ language learning.
1 If you need help with your assignment, please contact:
2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation
The delivery of this unit is by on-campus sessions for internally enrolled students. The sessions are interactive seminars. Students are expected to have read the set readings and covered other set materials before the class, and to actively participate in class. Students are also expected to do independent research using the library resources, and to search, select and analyse texts used in ESL contexts.
Resources are available through the iLearn website for this unit. Technologies used include video, Echo360 and other online resources.
Macquarie University policies and procedures are accessible from Policy Central (https://policies.mq.edu.au). Students should be aware of the following policies in particular with regard to Learning and Teaching:
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All assessment tasks must be attempted in order to pass the unit.
Requesting an extension to assignment due date
Extensions are only given in special circumstances, by the unit coordinator or the lecturer, either by email before the due date, or by completing a Special Consideration form https://students.mq.edu.au/study/my-study-program/special-consideration
Late submission of assignments
If assignments are submitted after the due date without an approved extension, they are deemed late. Late submissions will receive a 5% per day penalty and will not be marked if more than 2 weeks late. Please contact the Unit Convenor if you have submitted a Special Consideration request for an extension so that your assignment is not marked down for late submission while you are waiting for the outcome.
All assignments submitted after the deadline, regardless of the reason, will be marked and returned at a date determined by the unit convenor. Extensions cannot continue beyond the start of the following semester, and students should be aware that long extensions may impact graduation dates.
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The Library provides online and face to face support to help you find and use relevant information resources.
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Unit information based on version 2021.03 of the Handbook