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MALanguage Learning and Japanese Language Teaching

Tuition fee £11,700.00 per year
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www2.gre.ac.uk/study/courses/pg/lang/lljap 

Overview

This programme is offered in partnership with the Institute of International Education in London. Students are given an academically rigorous programme that explores linguistics issues relating to the Japanese language. It also analyses research in applied linguistics, particularly research activities and themes that impinge on the language learning environment, such as second language acquisition, language testing, communicative language learning and classroom-based research.

The programme also explores the interface between research in language learning and the practical learning environment, with an emphasis on the teaching of Japanese, and evaluates the role and future of information technology within a resource-based language-learning framework.

The aims of the programme are:

To explore linguistics issues in the Japanese language
To analyse the research in applied linguistics, in particular the research activities and themes that impinge on the language learning environment such as second language acquisition, language testing, communicative language learning and classroom-based research
To explore the interface between research in language learning and the practical learning environment with an emphasis on the teaching of Japanese
To evaluate the role and future of information technology within source-based language learning framework
To develop an awareness of non-traditional (i.e. non-classroom teaching) methods of language learning.

Programme structure

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Japanese Teaching Methodology (15 credits)
Japanese Language & Analysis (15 credits)
Key Issues in Second Language Teaching (30 credits)
Reseach Methods in Language Learning (30 credits) (30 credits)
Second Language Acquisition (30 credits) (30 credits)
Research Project (MAMLL/LL&JLT)(60 credits) (60 credits)

Career opportunities

Graduates may consider a role as a language teacher in schools, colleges or universities.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States