English Language for Teaching Concentration

This concentration is intended for practising/prospective teachers and related professionals who want to acquire the subject knowledge required of a qualified professional English language teacher in primary and secondary schools. English language proficiency requirements must be met to enrol in this concentration.


  1. To develop an in-depth understanding of the subject knowledge required for English language education;
  2. To promote awareness of how English subject knowledge can inform language education;
  3. To encourage critical reflection on pertinent theories and issues pertaining to English language subject knowledge and their implications for English language education in Hong Kong; and
  4. To foster competence in research related to education and English language teaching.


Concentration Required Courses  12 units
  EDUC7660 Phonetics and Phonology 3 units
  EDUC7670 Lexis, Morphology and Semantics 3 units
  EDUC7680 Grammar for Teaching 3 units
  EDUC7690 Written and Spoken Discourse 3 units
    12 units
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