English for Special Purposes

Course code EDUC6124
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course develops student understanding of the different styles and contents of English used for commercial, professional and educational purposes as well as skills such as needs analysis and the designing of special curriculum to meet these needs.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. The origins of language for special purpose;

2. Different linguistic features of ESL based on different purposes; and

3. Implications in curriculum design and teaching methods.

Content

  • Commercial, professional and educational uses of English
  • Register
  • Linguistic analysis of English for special purposes
  • Learner needs analysis
  • Situational analysis of language use
  • ESP syllabus design
  • Material development for ESL teaching
  • Assessment of learning outcomes

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: ESP Text Analysis

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Need Analysis

Written Assignment: ESP Program Design

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Equivalent 2 face-to-face contact hours per week