Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EDUM043: Secondary French Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 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.

Bauckham (2016) Modern Foreign Languages Pedagogy Review, The Teaching Schools Council


Chambers, G (2019) Pupils’ perceptions of Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3 transition in modern foreign languages. Language Learning Journal, 47 (1). pp. 19-33.


Collen, Ian (2020) Language Trends Survey Report, British Council.



Driscoll, P, Macaro, E and Swarbrick, A (eds) (2014) Debates in Modern Languages Education. Routledge (e-book)


Jones, J and Coffey, S (2013) Modern Foreign Languages 5-11: a guide for teachers David Fulton (e-book)



Ofsted (2011) Modern Languages Achievement and Challenge


Ofsted (2015) Key Stage 3, The Wasted Years?


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


Pachler, Barnes and Field (2014) Learning to teach foreign languages in the secondary school Routledge (ebook)


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