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Introduction to Applied Linguistics and TESOL

University of Leicester via FutureLearn

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Explore the field of applied linguistics through real-world case studies

This online course introduces the field of applied linguistics and how it relates to disciplines including linguistics and language teaching.

You’ll explore real-world examples of applied linguistics, such as forensic linguistics and language assessment. You’ll look at the field’s impact on important issues - for example, reducing gender bias in language use and simplifying legal language.

You’ll find out what applied linguists do through a series of case studies. Specialists will work through problems and show you applied linguistic research methods to solve them.

This course is designed for:

  • anyone interested in linguistics and language teaching, and thinking of a career in these fields
  • people considering a postgraduate degree in applied linguistics or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • professionals already working in applied linguistics or related fields, who want an update on current thinking and practice.

Taught by

pamela rogerson revell

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Ratna K
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Ratna is taking this course right now, spending 2 hours a week on it.
hi guys,,, I am Ratna. I have graduated my study (S1) at Unkhair University. I got English Education subject. During in this collage, I ever learnt about General linguistic, but I did not really sure or did not understand properly about that, so I certain to take that in this course. i believe, it will give me many experiences and may be some things that I never knew before.
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