MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
MA Applied Linguistics options

Year 1, Component 05

LG421-7-SP or LG504-7-SP
LG421-7-SP
Phonological Development
(15 CREDITS)

How do children develop phonologically? And how does this change if they have delayed or disordered speech? Examine how phonological theories have been applied to first language data. Apply the knowledge you gain to sample data sets of child speech.

LG504-7-SP
Language Testing and Assessment
(15 CREDITS)

This module focuses on how language testing and assessment have developed in educational settings, by looking at the types and purposes of tests and the processes involved in test design and administration. It also considers high-stakes testing and language exams. Additionally, the module covers key concepts and principles of language testing and the theoretical foundations and practical implications surrounding testing of language skills within general English and English for Specific/Academic Purposes (ESP/EAP).

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