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    Bachelor of Education (Hons) in English Language Teaching &
    Bachelor of English Language Studies (Hons) --
    BEd(Hons) & BEng Lang (Hons)

    JUPAS programme code:

      JA9501
    Intake:   0 (Stop new admission)
    Minimum no. of credits required:   180
    Normal duration of programme:   4 years
    Language of instruction:   English
    Interview:   Required
    Contact information:   Programme Leader: Dr Thomas Tang
    Email: el@ouhk.edu.hk
    Tel: 2768 5806

    Programme aims

    This double-degree programme aims to develop a good understanding of the structure, use and learning of the English language, and of the professional knowledge and skills required of an English language teacher.

    Programme coverage

    The programme includes courses on English proficiency and English language studies. It also covers courses in education, and teaching and learning. There will be a school attachment, teaching practice and an overseas immersion programme.

    Programme structure

    The programme includes courses in two main disciplines:

    Courses in the study of English:

    • Effective Use of English
    • English for Effective Communication II: Reading and Writing
    • English for Effective Communication II: Listening and Speaking
    • Preparing for IELTS
    • The Structure of Modern English
    • Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics
    • Language and Society in Hong Kong
    • Discourse Analysis
    • English Grammar in Context
    • The English Language: Past, Present and Future
    • The Art of English
    • Drama as a Communicative Art

    Courses in education and teaching:

    • Learning and Teaching in a School Context
    • Educational Psychology
    • Curriculum Theory, Design and Assessment
    • Education and Society
    • Inclusive Education
    • IT for Teaching
    • Skills in Teaching English
    • Teaching English in Secondary (or Primary) Schools
    • Professional Issues for School Teachers

    Career prospects

    Graduates will be fully qualified English language teachers. They will also be eligible to take up positions in the civil service, non-government organizations, the media and publishing, and business or industry sectors.

    Professional recognition

    Graduates will be recognized by the Education and Manpower Bureau as having a language (English) major degree and a teacher qualification specializing in English language, and will be exempted from the English Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers.


    Maintained by: Admissions & Enrolment Office (Undergraduate) ( regadmug@ouhk.edu.hk )
    Modified Date: Oct 09, 2012

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