EML524 TESOL Across Curriculum, Practice, and Pedagogy (8)


This subject explores the relationships between curriculum, pedagogy, and practice in TESOL. It introduces key theories and perspectives around TESOL curriculum planning and development. It also examines the pedagogical principles embedded in curriculum development. In so doing, it encourages students to apply their knowledge of curriculum and pedagogy to situated workplace practices such as English language teaching,  program management, and consultation. 

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
OnlineBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EML524
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Teacher Education

Enrolment restrictions

Incompatible subject(s)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to understand TESOL curriculum theories and methods including their origins and development;
  • be able to understand pedagogical principles in TESOL including their origins and development;
  • be able to understand skills, strategies, and competence related to TESOL practice; and
  • be able to critically examine the application of curricular and pedagogical knowledge in TESOL context.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • TESOL Curriculum Theories and Methods
  • Pedagogical Principles of TESOL
  • Communicative Competence Development
  • Skill and Strategy Development in TESOL


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 19 March 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.