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    Primary School Teaching: English
    EDU E332
      More information: Course Guide
    Primary School Teaching: English
    Course Start Date
    Aut 2019
    Course Level
    Length in Terms
    2 terms
    Fees ($) (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Aut 2020
    Quota and Schedule
    Start Date
    Course Level Length in Terms Credits
    Fees ($)
    (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Aut 2019
    Higher 2 terms 10
    Aut 2020

    Course Coordinator: Ms Catherine Wong, BA (Eng), MPhil (Ling); PGDE, Prof. Dip (CUHK)

    Course Developers: John Anthony Mahon, Hong Kong Institute of Education; Gertrude Tinker Sachs, City University of Hong Kong; Mandy Evans, Hong Kong Institute of Education; and Shirley Chan Sui-ping, Hong Kong Institute of Education

    This is one of the courses in the following programmes:

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary);

    • Certificate in Education (Primary English Strand); and

    • Bachelor of Language Studies (English) (Hons) and Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary) combined programme.

    Advisory prerequisite(s)
    You are advised to have already studied (or be studying) EDU E854C.

    This course aims to develop learners’ capabilities to teach effectively within the context of the primary school English curriculum for Hong Kong through reflecting upon theory and practice.

    The course covers the following topics:

    • English language teaching in Hong Kong -- curriculum change; the status of the English language

    • Language learning and teaching -- first and second language acquisition; bilingualism; factors influencing second language learning; learner and teaching strategies in EFL

    • Perspectives on the English language -- knowledge about grammar, text, vocabulary and pronunciation

    • English language teaching approaches -- the grammar-translation method; the audiolingual method; communicative language teaching; task-based learning

    • Classroom management -- managing individual learning; mixed ability teaching; classroom language

    • Assessment and planning -- formative and summative assessment; norm-referenced and criterion-referenced assessment; task-based assessment

    • Listening and speaking -- effective listening and speaking; task-based listening and speaking; assessing listening and speaking

    • Reading -- beginning and developing reading; assessing reading

    • Writing -- beginning and developing writing; assessing writing

    Learning support
    This course involves 300 study hours. There will be ten tutorials and three workshops, each lasting two hours.

    There will be five assignments (including a project) and a final examination.

    Students will need access to multimedia components on the Online Learning Environment (OLE). This can be accessed via computers/mobile devices.

    Set book(s)
    Emmitt, M, Zbaracki, M, Komesaroff, L and Pollock, J (2015) Language and Learning: An Introduction for Teaching, 6th edn, Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

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