EDU735 Language, Culture and Second Language Learning

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EDU735 Language, Culture and Second Language Learning


Postgraduate Course
In this course you will explore the relationship between language and culture, drawing on insights from linguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, ethnography, cultural and critical theories. You will discover the co-constitutive nature of language and culture, and examine how these theoretical understandings can be translated into classroom practice in a variety of TESOL contexts. The course also emphasises the need for language teachers and learners to be interculturally competent, that is, to be able to construct identities and negotiate meanings across languages and cultures.

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Enrolled in Program ED703, ED705 or any postgraduate program
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EDU735 Course Outline Semester 2, 2018 (PDF 282KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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