TSL702 Learning an Additional Language

Overview

Grad Cert TESOL Core
Grad Dip TESOL Core
MA TESOL Core

This core subject addresses the theory and practice of second language acquisition and the impact of culture. Students learn and exemplify how first language acquisition differs from second language learning, according to the theories Behaviourist, Universal Grammar and Cognitivist theories. Students are taught how their own cultural background relates to language and how that shapes their view of the world. They learn how their own language and culture affects their attitude to interaction with people from other cultures.

Prerequisites

None.