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Processes of Language Acquisition and Communicative Competencies

Short-term programme of , 10 ECTS
Teacher's training

Institution UCL University College
Campus UCL Education and Social Sciences - Odense
Duration 19 weeks
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://www.ucl.dk/international/course-catalogue/exchange-programmes/english---processes-of-language-acquisition-and-communicative-competencies
The module will focus on language learning, language acquisition and communicative competencies.

Target Group

Students of Education – Teacher Education, English as a second language or related disciplines

Purpose

The module will focus on language learning, language acquisition and communicative competences.Some of the themes are discourse and strategic competence, language learning strategies and communication strategies, receptive and productive skills, and inter-language development.We will learn how to plan teaching, which encourages language acquisition.We will discuss
  • the view of language (functional and communicative approach to language teaching),
  • the view of learning (age appropriate, practical learning, involving physical activity),
  • the view of didactics (“learning by doing”, self-determination), and
  • the view of subject (language and culture).
During the module, we will develop didactic designs for different age groups and class levels.

Autumn 2020

Application date
May 15
Start date
Aug 10

UCL Education and Social Sciences - Odense

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