Unit I: Introduction and Major Trends
ELT : An introduction –Language Acquisition-Psychology of language learning-Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics- Behaviourism, Cognitivism, Constructivism.
Unit II: English Language Teaching
Approaches,methods and techniques in ELT- LSRW-First and Second Language AcquisitionEnglish as Second Language (ESL) - Causative Factors- English for Specific Purpose (ESP)-The Problems of Teaching English in India.
Unit III: Language Tests and Tools
Types of Tests- Objective and Subjective Test-Characteristics of a Good Language TestTools of Evaluation-Remedial Teaching.
Phonetics-Phonology and Morphology of English- Syntax- Semantics and Pragmatics.
Modern trends in teaching-CALL-Curriculum and Syllabus design-Material production