The course focuses on what language is and how we learn meaning in a new language; what is easy and hard about learning another language, and what is the best way to teach other languages.
Developed by the University of Southampton and the British Council, last year this course was taken by 120.000 people from all over the world.
The course takes place over four weeks. It will introduce you to some of the latest ideas in research and practice in language learning and teaching.
- explore second language learning and what it means to learn language
- consider language classrooms and how teaching affects our language learning
- look at the use of technology in teaching, and its benefits and challenges.