Skip to main content Skip to navigation

ET902 - ELT Methodology

  • Module code: ET902
  • Module name: ELT Methodology
  • Department: Centre for Applied Linguistics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

"This module aims to give students a basic understanding of developments in ELT methodology, and their underlying theoretical principles, and how these principles are related to research studies of various kinds. The module will draw on students’ own experience as learners and adopt a context-sensitive approach. At the same time, the module constitutes an introduction to different ways of teaching the language system and language skills. "

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students should have enhanced their capacity to critically reflect on and evaluate key concepts in ELT in the light of their own needs, experience and knowledge of context, and enhanced their ability to develop appropriate skills, knowledge and attitudes for themselves as learners of teaching, in cooperation with others.

Timetabled teaching activities

21 hours in Term 1, made up of lectures and seminars

Departmental link

Other essential notes

15 credits

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ET902-15)
A (Assessed work only) Essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PD) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Drama Education and English Language Teaching (X3BA) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PG) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PG) - Year 3