An overview of the field of linguistics and its major branches-descriptive, psycho-, socio-, and historical linguistics. The focus of the course is the application of descriptive linguistics (including phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax) in the classroom. This course is foundational to further coursework in teaching English to speakers of other languages. Maybe used as a humanities elective. Prerequisites: ENG 101 English Composition
A survey of a range of topics related to teaching English to non-native speakers. A number of TESOL approaches and techniques will be discussed along with such topics as second language acquisition, learning styles and strategies, and cross- cultural communication in and out of the classroom. The issue of a Christian combining TESOL and ministry will also be addressed. Pre-requisite: ENG 101 English Composition
The first of two practical courses in TESOL. The focus of this course is on how to teach grammar and writing to non-native speakers of English. Students will observe experienced teachers, tutor a non-native speaker, and prepare lesson plans for both in-class practice teaching and teaching an actual class of English learners. Pre-requisite: ENG 101 English Composition
The second of two practical courses in TESOL. This course deals with how to teach reading, vocabulary, speaking, listening, pronunciation, spelling, and culture to non-native speakers of English. The student will again be engaged in the same kinds of practical field experiences as mentioned under Methods in TESOL - Part I. Pre-requisite: ENG 101 English Composition
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