Programme of study

Total number of credit units of this programme is 30. Please also refer to the the credit distribution page for the details.

Core

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN5450 Literature, Language and Culture P5 3 EN5450.pdf
EN5461 Language in its Social Context P5 3 EN5461.pdf

Elective

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN5315 Genre Analysis of Specialized Discourse P5 3 EN5315.pdf
EN5464 English Phonetics and Phonology P5 3 EN5464.pdf
EN5465 Second Language Acquisition P5 3 EN5465.pdf
EN5466 Testing and Evaluation in Language Studies P5 3 EN5466.pdf
EN5490 Grammar and Lexis P5 3 EN5490.pdf
EN5491 Discourse Analysis P5 3 EN5491.pdf
EN6471 Research Methods in English Studies P6 3 EN6471.pdf
EN6483 Drama-Based Pedagogy P6 3 EN6483_3.pdf
EN6494 New Literacies and Language Learning P6 3 EN6494.pdf
EN6495 Approaches to Language Teaching P6 3 EN6495.pdf
EN6505 Curriculum Design in Language Studies P6 3 EN6505.pdf
EN6508 Critical Approaches to Literature P6 3 EN6508.pdf
EN6509 World Literatures in English P6 3 EN6509.pdf
EN6510 Asian and Asian Diaspora Literature in English P6 3 EN6510.pdf
EN6511 Teaching English for Academic Purposes P6 3 EN6511.pdf
EN6512 Special Topics in English Studies P6 3 EN6512.pdf
EN6513 Human Rights Literature and Culture P6 3 EN6513.pdf
EN6517 Literature and the City P6 3 EN6517.pdf
EN6518 Travel Writing P6 3 EN6518.pdf
EN6519 Studies in Literature and Film P6 3 EN6519.pdf
EN6520 The Graphic Novel P6 3 EN6520_0.pdf
EN6521 Discourse, Ideology and Power P6 3 EN6521.pdf
EN6941 Dissertation P6 6 EN6941.pdf

About EN6512 Special Topics in English Studies

Elective In the Spring Semester of 2020, Special Topics in English Studies will focus on teaching English for Academic Purposes. The course, taught by Diane Pecorari, will cover areas such as the following.

Contextualising English for Academic Purposes. How is EAP situated within the context of English for Specific Purposes? How do general and specific EAP (EGAP and ESAP) differ? In what contexts is EAP important?

Planning EAP provision. How do we conduct a needs analysis? What approaches and principles can guide the development of EAP provision? What materials are available? How can specific materials be developed? How can partnerships across the university benefit EAP provision?

Teaching EAP. What are the characteristics of academic discourse? What written and spoken genres are important? What approaches to teaching them are most effective?

Assessing EAP. How do the principles of good assessment apply to EAP? How can peer feedback be used effectively? How should plagiarism be handled in the assessment process?

Stream required course

Students who choose to take the MAES with an added stream need to take the corresponding electives as detailed below. Students may only gain one stream:

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) stream required courses

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN5465 Second Language Acquisition P5 3 EN5465.pdf
EN6495 Approaches to Language Teaching P6 3 EN6495.pdf

Literature, Language and Culture (LLC) stream required courses1

Code Title Level Credits Syllabus
EN6508 Critical Approaches to Literature P6 3 EN6508.pdf
EN6509 World Literatures in English P6 3 EN6509.pdf