Reflective

Topics: Linguistics, Language acquisition, Language education Pages: 5 (591 words) Published: September 5, 2013
Course Pro Forma
Program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Perguruan Dengan Kepujian

Course TitleELT Methodology
Metodologi Pengajaran Bahasa Inggeris
Course CodeTSL3103
Credit3(3 + 0)
Contact Hours45 hours
Pre-requisiteNil
YearTwo
SemesterOne/Two
Learning Outcomes1.Demonstrate an understanding of the theories of language learning and acquisition and the different approaches in language teaching. (1.2)

2.Evaluate the features of the different approaches in language teaching. (6.1, 6.4)

3.Discuss issues and implications of second language learning in the primary classroom. (6.3, 8.3)

4.Design activities based on the principles of different approaches in the primary ELT classroom (6.1, 8.5)
SYNOPSIS
This course focuses on language learning and acquisition – key concepts and issues, theories of language learning, second language learning theories, overview: approaches, methods and techniques,syllabus design-Malaysian primary school English Language curriculum and second language learning in the classroom.

Kursus ini memberi fokus kepada pembelajaran dan penguasaan bahasa – konsep utama dan isu, teori pembelajaran bahasa, teori pembelajaran bahasa dan bahasa kedua, pendekatan, kaedah dan teknik, rekabentuk sukatan pelajaran-Kurikulum bahasa Inggeris sekolah rendah dan pembelajaran bahasa kedua.

Topic
ContentHours
1
Language acquisition and learning – key concepts and issues •Nature of language
Language learning process
Language learner
Acquisition versus learning6
2

Theories of Language Learning
Behaviourism
Cognitivism
Social Constructivism
Humanism

6
3

Second Language Learning Theories (I)
Krashen’s Monitor Model
acquisition-learning hypothesis
monitor hypothesis
natural order hypothesis
input hypothesis
affective filter hypothesis
Implications for teaching

Second Language Learning Theories (II)
Universal Grammar
Why a Universal Grammar
What does a Universal Grammar consist of
Universal Grammar and first language acquisition
Universal Grammar and second language acquisition
Implications for teaching

6

6
4

Overview: Approaches, Methods and Techniques

ELT Methods
Grammar-Translation Method
Direct Method
Audio-Lingual Method

Silent Way
Suggestopedia
Community Language Learning
Total Physical Response

Communicative Approach

Task-based Learning
Lexical Approach

Eclectic Approach

Principles
Techniques
Strengths /Limitations
Role of teacher, learners and resources
Implications for syllabus design
Planning activities for each approach/method

1

2

2

3

2

3
5
Syllabus Design - Malaysian Primary School English Language Curriculum Principles
Techniques
Strengths /Limitations
Role of teacher, learners and resources
Scheme of work – weekly, semester

3
6

Second Language Learning in the Classroom
Issues
Presentation, Practice and Production
Alternatives to Presentation, Practice and Production
Teaching implications in the primary ELT classroom5

TOTAL
45



Assessment
Assignment : 50%
Examination : 50%

Main References:
Bowerman, C. (2000). Language Acquisition and Development. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Brown, H.D. (2007). Teaching by principles: An interactive approach to language pedagogy (3rd ed.). White Plains. NY: Pearson Education.

Larsen-Freeman, D. (2000). Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching (2nd ed). Oxford Reading. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lightbown, P. & Spada, N. (2006). How Languages are Learned. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Moon, J. (2000). Children Learning Languages. London: Macmillan Heinemann

Richards. J.C. & Rodgers, T.S. (2001) Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching (2nd. ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Additional References:...

References: Biehler, R.F. & Snowman, J. (1990). Psychology Applied to Teaching. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company
Brown, H.D. (2006). Principles of language learning and teaching (5th ed). White Plains. NY: Pearson Education. White Plains. NY: Pearson Education.
Harmer, J. (2007) The Practice of English language Teaching. (4th ed). Hallow: Longman
Lightbown, P. (2006) How Languages Are Learned. (3rd Edition). USA: Oxford University Press
Mitchell, R. & Miles, F. (2004) Second Language Learning Theories. (2nd Edition). USA : Arnold Publication
Piper, T. (2003). Language Learning: The Home and School Years. (3rd
ed). New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc.
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