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  1. Language testing in practice: designing and developing useful language tests - Lyle F. Bachman, Adrian S. Palmer 1996

    Book 

  2. Practical language testing - Glenn Fulcher 2010

    Book 

  3. Autoethnography as method - Heewon Chang 2016 (electronic resource)

    Book Essential

  4. ESSENTIAL READING for the entire semester 3 items
    1. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Richards, Jack C., Rodgers, Theodore S. 2014

      Book Essential Strongly recommended for purchase

    2. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association - American Psychological Association c2001

      Book Essential Chapter 4 on referencing is of great importance. Do NOT buy this book; use one of the editions from our library instead.

    3. Autoethnography as method - Heewon Chang 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  5. Week 1 - Introduction to the module and assignment; QMPlus, Talis Aspire, Common assumptions of language teaching. Introduction to Critical Reflection 3 items
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture Week 1 1 item
      Read this after or before the lecture:
      1. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Richards, Jack C., Rodgers, Theodore S. 2014

        Book Essential Chapter 2 (Yes, chapter two indeed. Not: Chapter one), pages 20-43.

    2. Optional reading Week 1 1 item
      1. Second language learning and language teaching - Cook, Vivian 2008

        Book Optional Optional reading: Chapter 1.2 pages 2-5

    3. Critical Reflection: reading Week 1 1 item
      1. Teacher Development in a Global Profession: An Autoethnography - A. SURESH CANAGARAJAH 2012

        Article Essential Please read before the lecture

  6. Week 2 - Early approaches and methods 4 items
    Grammar-Translation Method, Direct Method, The Oral Approach, Situational Language Teaching, Audiolingual Method
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture Week 2 1 item
      Please read this after or before the lecture:
      1. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Richards, Jack C., Rodgers, Theodore S. 2014

        Book Essential Please read chapter 1 (pages 3-19), chapter 3 (pages 44-57) and chapter 4 (pages 58-82)

    2. Compulsory reading for the seminar Week 2 2 items
      Please read this before the seminar:
      1. Situational Language Teaching in Ubiquitous Learning Environments (2010) - Angus F.M. Huang & Stephen J.H. Yang & Gwo-Jen Hwang

        Article Essential

    3. Optional Reading for the seminar Week 2 1 item
  7. Week 3 - Current approaches and methods 14 items
    Communicative Language Teaching, Task-Based Language Teaching, Text-based Instruction
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture Week 3 1 item
      Please read this after or before the lecture:
      1. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Richards, Jack C., Rodgers, Theodore S. 2014

        Book Essential Please read Chapter 5 (pages 83-115) and chapter 9 (pages 174-199)

    2. Compulsory reading for the seminar Week 3 2 items
      Please read this before the seminar:
    3. Additional, optional reading for the seminar Week 3 11 items
      1. A critical look at the Communicative Approach (1) - Michael Swan

        Article Optional This article consists of 2 parts. Also Widdowson's reply "Against Dogma" should be read with these 2 parts.

      2. A Critical look at the Communicative Approach (2) - Michael Swan

        Article Optional This article consists of 2 parts. Also Widdowson's reply "Against Dogma" should be read with these 2 parts.

      3. Against dogma: A reply to Michael Swan

        Article Optional This article is Widdowson's reply to Swan's "A Critical Look at the Communicative Approach"

      4. Communicative Language Teaching in China: Progress and Resistance - Liming Yu

        Article Optional You can access this article through JSTOR, but you may have to log in through Queen Mary institutional login.

  8. Week 4 - Current approaches and methods: CBL and CLIL 7 items
    Content-based instruction; Content and language integrated learning
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture Week 4 1 item
      1. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Jack C. Richards, Theodore S. Rodgers 2014

        Book Recommended Please read chapter 6 for the lecture.

    2. Compulsory reading for the seminar Week 4 3 items
      1. CONTENT-BASED INSTRUCTION: PERSPECTIVES ON CURRICULUM PLANNING - Fredricka L. Stoller 2004-3

        Article Essential Please read this article for the seminar.

      2. Reviewing the puzzle of CLIL - S. Ioannou Georgiou 01/10/2012

        Article Essential Please read this article for the seminar.

      3. Content-based language teaching: Convergent concerns across divergent contexts - R. Lyster, S. Ballinger 31/05/2011

        Article Essential Please read this article for the seminar.

    3. Optional reading Week 4 3 items
  9. Week 5 - Competency-based language teaching, standards, and the Common European Framework of Reference 6 items
    1. Compulsory reading Week 5 4 items
      1. Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching - Jack C. Richards, Theodore S. Rodgers 2014

        Chapter Essential From this book, please read only Chapter 8, Competency-based language teaching, standards and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (pp. 150-173).

    2. Optional reading Week 5 2 items
      1. Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - Council of Europe 2001

        Book  From this book, please only have a look at the levels and their respective descriptors (e.g. p. 24, pp. 26-29).

  10. Week 6 - Post-method and principled eclecticism Week 6 7 items
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture 1 item
      Read this after or before the lecture:
      1. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Richards, Jack C., Rodgers, Theodore S. 2014

        Book Essential Please read Chapter 20 (pages 346-362), and please read AT LEAST ONE of chapters 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.

    2. Compulsory reading for the seminar Week 6 2 items
      Please read this before the seminar
    3. Optional reading Week 6 4 items
      1. Beyond methods: macrostrategies for language teaching - B. Kumaravadivelu c2003

        Book Optional

  11. Week 7 = Reading Week (no teaching) 0 items
    Students are advised to start working on their essays.
  12. Week 8 - Testing, Evaluation and Assessment in ELT Week 8 10 items
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture 3 items
      1. Language testing in practice: designing and developing useful language tests - Lyle F. Bachman, Adrian S. Palmer 1996

        Book 

      2. Practical language testing - Glenn Fulcher 2010

        Book 

    2. Compulsory reading for the seminar Week 8 1 item
    3. Optional reading for the seminar Week 8 6 items
      1. Testing for language teachers - Arthur Hughes 2003

        Book Essential Please read Chapter 3 "Kinds of tests and testing" before lecture

  13. Week 9 - Teaching listening across contemporary approaches and methods Week 9 6 items
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture 1 item
    2. Compulsory reading for the seminar Week 9 3 items
    3. Optional reading for the seminar Week 9 2 items
  14. Week 10 - Teaching speaking across contemporary approaches and methods 3 11 items
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture Week 10 2 items
    2. Compulsory reading for the seminar Week 10 5 items
      1. Learning English by walking down the street - C.-l. Chern, K. Dooley 01/04/2014

        Article Essential

    3. Optional reading for week 10 4 items
      1. Teaching Speaking 1998   Volume: 18   Page: 102

        Article 

  15. Week 11 - Teaching reading across contemporary approaches and methods 7 items
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture Week 11 2 items
      Read this after or before the lecture:
    2. Compulsory reading for the seminar Week 11 2 items
    3. Optional reading for week 11 3 items
  16. Week 12 - Teaching writing across contemporary approaches and methods. 10 items
    1. Compulsory reading for the lecture Week 12 5 items
      Read this after or before the lecture:
      1. Second language writing

        Book Essential Read Chapters 1&2 pp.1-54

      2. Compulsory Reading for the Seminar Week 12 3 items
        1. Second language writing

          Book Essential Read Chapter 5 pp.112-143

    2. Optional reading Week 12 5 items
      1. Modeling the Development of L1 and EFL Writing Proficiency of Secondary School Students - Rob Schoonen, Amos van Gelderen, Reinoud D. Stoel, Jan Hulstijn 03/2011

        Article Recommended

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