Applied Linguistics

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Applied Linguistics

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Linguistics, Modern Languages

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    LL211 or LL222

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course aims to develop students` understanding of linguistic concepts which have relevance for language teaching, particularly ESL teaching. Detailed consideration will be given to the application of linguistics to pedagogical approaches and methods and to the content of instructional materials. A number of other applied linguistic topics will be briefly explored and some consideration will also be given to bilingualism.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.