Introduction to Applied Linguistics and TESOL








Last updated on June 21, 2024 10:39 am

Get an introduction to applied linguistics and how linguistics is applied in a range of fields – from language teaching to law.

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Who is the course for?

This course is designed for:

anyone interested in linguistics and language teaching, and thinking of a career in these fields

people considering a postgraduate degree in applied linguistics or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

professionals already working in applied linguistics or related fields, who want an update on current thinking and practice.

What topics will you cover?

Have you ever met an applied linguist?

Language and the big decisions in life

Inspiring language learning

The social role of pronunciation

Investigating language in use

Joining the Applied Linguistics and TESOL community at Leicester

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

Demonstrate understanding of the key areas of applied linguistics and how these can be related to language teaching and learning

Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of applied linguistics, including language structure, language acquisition and language use in relation to culture, society, communication

Explore the role of language within the broader field of communication, particularly in language teaching and learning

Collect language data, organize it appropriately, and carry out initial linguistic analysis of that data

Reflect on and value diverse perspectives on language use and language users in society

Contribute knowledgeably to discussions on contemporary linguistic issues in a multilingual society

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