Explore key concepts of teaching and learning languages, and how to apply them
What is language? What is the best way to learn a language? How do we teach languages?
On this course, you’ll tackle these questions and more, as you build your understanding of language. You’ll discover some of the latest ideas and techniques in the field of language teaching, including the importance of English as a global language, and new language learning technologies.
These skills will be extremely useful for anyone looking to teach English online.
You’ll also explore the difference between online and face-to-face learning, and consider the changing roles of teachers and learners.
This course is aimed at graduates with an interest in the development of languages and language teaching. It will give you a taste of postgraduate study in the field of English language teaching and will be particularly useful for anyone looking to teach English online.
No prior knowledge is required to take part in the course and we welcome anyone who is curious to know more about language learning and teaching.
Darren Paffey and Sara Pierson