Programme Detail

Programme Detail
  • Language of this entry
    English (UK, International)
  • * Name of Programme / Training Resource
    Applied Linguistics Course
  • Type of Training
    Individual standalone programme
  • Reference Number
  • Description
    The Applied Linguistics Course lasts one year and specialises in gaining advanced techniques for analysing unwritten languages. It focuses on accurately describing the sound system and the grammatical structure of a language which will be used in making an alphabet and a dictionary in that particular language. All of this is necessary in order to teach literacy as well as to translate the Bible within an ethnic language group setting.
  • Keywords
    Linguistics, cross-cultural, "New Tribes Mission"
  • Languages Programme Available in
  • Other Languages
  • Country and region where programme is available
  • Area of Ministry and Focus
  • Residential/Non Residential
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • * Level
  • * Cost Range
    US$500 or more
  • * Actual Cost
    Singles, £5,180 per year (full board) Marrieds, £6,570 per year (self-catering)
  • Bursaries/scholarships available
  • Actual Length
    One academic year (Sept. - July)
  • Average hours of study per week
  • Methods of instruction
    Lectures, written exercises, written projects, linguistic analysic of a particular language using language helper. Spiritual life is developped through daily devotionals, regular chapels and communal prayer times.
  • Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.)
    about 60%
  • Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.)
    about 20%
  • Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork).
    about 20%
  • Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated)
  • Prerequisite Programmes
    Having completed the Cross-Cultural Communications Course. The Applied Linguistics course is only provided for those CCC (Cross-Cultural Communications) students who show a special aptitude in language structure.
  • Other Prerequisites
  • Qualifications gained
    Diploma in Applied Linguistics, Certificate in Applied Linguistics
  • Qualifications this programme is part of
  • Programme Accredited by
    Not accredited
  • Other Accrediting Bodies
  • * Organization Name
    North Cotes College
  • Evangelical alliances and associations of which the organization is member
  • Other evangelical associations of which the organization is member
    New Tribes Mission
  • * Description and Purpose
    North Cotes College is New Tribes Mission’s European Bible College and Missionary Training Centre. The college exists to prepare Christians both biblically and practically to live for God. Our particular emphasis is church planting among unreached people groups. We provide 3 one-year courses: Biblical Studies, covering key foundational Biblical truth to enable students to strengthen their faith and grow in their walk with the Lord. The 2nd year Cross-Cultural Communications Course is open to those who have completed the Biblical Studies Course as well as those who may have done Bible training elsewhere and have been approved by their local church. The course provides excellent Bible-based training for those who wish serve in a cross-cultural context anywhere in the world, particularly among people groups who have not yet heard the Good News of Jesus Christ. The 3rd year Applied Linguistics course is only available to those who have completed the Cross-Cultural Communications Course and have demonstrated linguistic aptitude.
  • Contact Details
    Send an e-mail
  • * Website
  • * Contact Person
    Daniel Moore
  • * Address line 1
    Kenneth Campbell Road
  • Address line 2
  • * City/State/Province/County
    North Cotes, Grimsby, Lincolns
  • Post Code
    DN36 5XU
  • * Country
  • * Telephone
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