Description

This course focuses on the major theories of first and second language acquisition and principles of linguistic systems (i.e., phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax, and pragmatics), and examines these topics drawing on a student-centered approach to enhance pedagogical understanding of teaching English to speakers of other languages. Specifically, course content explores these topics as they relate to classroom-based language learning. Candidates will explore the relationship of oral and written language and become familiar with assessment techniques and devices for evaluation of the development of English language proficiency.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00