EML452 LOTE Curriculum Studies 2 (8)

This subject expands upon the fundamentals of teaching LOTE developed in EML451, particularly for years 11 and 12. It is concerned with the development of the LOTE program to meet syllabus demands in the context of broader educational, community and social issues. It focuses on developing greater cross-cultural awareness and competence through consideration of key conceptsin intercultural communication and key issues in languages pedagogy through a 'language as culture' perspective.


Session 2 (60)
Albury-Wodonga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EML452. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Education



Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the place of LOTE in curriculum areas in the spirit of multiculturalism;
  • be able to recognise and identify the contribution of Indigenous and immigrant communities through LOTE teaching;
  • be able to engage with contemporary language and cultural issues reflected in local policy contexts; and
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the place of LOTE in the secondary curriculum.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Classroom practices and the theory of teaching culture
  • Development of further skills in programming units of work and related issues of assessment and evaluation
  • Critical examination of language and cultural in schooling and society
  • The nature and relevance of LOTE in the curriculum areas
  • LOTE education and the management of critical issues such as multiculturalism


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.