Teaching Qualification Option


Year I 

Course Code Course Title TypeCredits
ENGL715Second Language AcquisitionCM3
ENGL754Evaluation and Assessment of Language UseCM3
Take the following courses offered by FED:
EDPC618
EDPC601
Curriculum and Pedagogy (Subject Based)
Introduction to Education
CM
CM
3
3
Take one of the following courses according to the track chosen (i.e. ESL, PSL or CSL):
ENGL785
CHIN722
PTLG710
English Pedagogical Grammar *
Chinese Pedagogical Grammar ^
Special Topic in Portuguese Applied Linguistics I #
RE3
Take one of the following courses according to the track chosen (i.e. ESL, PSL or CSL):
LING704
PTLG700
Research Methods in Applied Linguistics *^
Linguistics Method I #
RE3
Total Credits18

 

Year II

Course Code  Course Title Type Credits
Take the following courses offered by FED:
EDPC620
EDPC615
EDPC602
Teaching Practice
Teacher Ethics
Educational Psychology
CM
CM
CM
2
1
3
For students who choose Academic Thesis**:
LING799Academic Thesis**CM 6
OR
For students who choose Applied Thesis**:
LING798Applied Thesis**CM 3
One courses from the list of Required Elective Courses  (see below)RE 3
Total Credits 12

 

* Course for ESL track

^ Course for CSL track

# Course for PSL track

–  Compulsory Major course (CM) and Required Elective (RE)

** The Applied Thesis/ Academic Thesis  may be written in English, Chinese or Portuguese, as appropriate to the track chosen by the student. Students of PSL and CSL may elect to write the Applied Thesis/ Academic Thesis in English with the permission of the MA Coordinator and the agreement of their Supervisor.

 

List of Required Elective Courses:

ENGL705Course Design for Language Learning
ENGL706Current Trends and Issues in Language Learning
ENGL711Materials Design and Evaluation
LING700Translation & Applied Linguistics
ENGL782Literature and English Language Learning
ENGL780IT & Language Teaching and Learning
LING701Classroom Interaction
ENGL784Teaching the Language Skills
LING702Special Topics in Applied Linguistics I
LING703Special Topics in Applied Linguistics II

Students are also allowed to take no more than three courses (9 credit hours) from any other MA programme in the University, with the permission of the MA Coordinator. These may include courses from the M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction. Potential courses from current MA programmes in the University in Chinese, English and Portuguese include:

ENGL704Comparative Chinese – English Structure
ENGL708First Language Acquisition
ENGL718Syntax – The Structure of English
ENGL772World Englishes
ENGL774Bilingualism
ENGL775Cognitive Linguistics
ENGL776Corpus Linguistics
CHIN715Topics in Chinese Linguistics I
CHIN716Topics in Chinese Linguistics II
PTLG704The Process of Language Acquisition (L1 and L2)
PTLG706Curriculum Planning and Materials Evaluation for Portuguese as a Foreign Language
PTLG707Developing Reading Skills in Portuguese as a Foreign Language