Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EDUM044: Secondary German Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Buck, J and Wightwick, C (2013) Teaching and Learning Languages: David Fulton

Cook, V (2001) Second language learning and language teaching. London: Arnold

Ellis, R (2008) The Study of Second Language Acquisition. 2nd edition. Oxford: OUP

Grauberg, W (1997) The elements of foreign language teaching. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters

Grenfel, M (2002) Modern Languages across the Curriculum. London: Routledge Falmer

Kirsch, C (2011) Teaching Foreign Languages in the Primary School: Continuum

Morgan, C., Neil, P (2001) Teaching MFL – a handbook for teachers. Kogan Page.

Pachler, N (2002) Foreign Language Learning in England in the 21st Century. Language Learning Journal No. 25, pp6-11

Pachler, N., Barnes, A. and Field, K (2009) Learning to teach MFL in the Secondary School, London: Routledge

Ramage, G (2013) The Modern Languages Teacher’s Handbook: Continuum

Swarbrick, A (2002) Aspects of teaching secondary modern foreign languages London: Routledge

Williams, M. and Burden, R (1997) Psychology for Language Teachers: a social constructivist approach. Cambridge: CUP


Web based and electronic resources:

See PGCE Secondary MFL Course page on ELE (