Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (MA) - Fall 2020 Cohort

Tentative course schedule
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Fall 2020
TESOL
5520
Cultural Aspects of Language and Language Teaching
3 unit(s)

Applies to ESL Endorsement

TESOL
5120
Introduction to Linguistics
3 unit(s)

Applies to ESL Endorsement

Spring 2021
TESOL
6100
Introduction to Graduate Study in TESOL/Applied Linguistics
Introduction to sources, tools and techniques in graduate-level study and research in TESOL and language sciences.
3 unit(s)
LANG
5740
Approaches to Language Learning and Teaching
3 unit(s)

Applies to ESL Endorsement

Summer 2021
TESOL
6289
Seminar in Language: Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
3 unit(s)

Applies to ESL Endorsement

TESOL
6510
Second Language Acquisition
Historical background and methodology of second language acquisition research; current theories of acquisition and learning; role of individual and societal variables in language learning.
3 unit(s)

Applies to ESL Endorsement

Fall 2021
TESOL
6297
TESOL Practicum
Graduate-level student teaching of English as a second language. Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor.
3 unit(s)

MA students only

OR

TESOL
6286
Studies in ESL Practicum
2 unit(s)

Applies to ESL Endorsement

TESOL
5760
Principles and Practices in Language Teaching
3 unit(s)

 Applies to ESL Endorsement

Spring 2022
TESOL
6760
Language Testing
Examination of basic approaches and techniques for constructing and interpreting language tests.
3 unit(s)

OR

TESOL
6299
Research
3 unit(s)
TESOL
5340
English Grammar: Form and Function
Investigation of the grammatical system of English; focus on form as well as function. Strategies for analysis and teaching grammatical forms and functions. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TESOL 4120/5120 (630:125g) or TESOL 4110/5110 (630:130g).
3 unit(s)
Summer 2022
TESOL
5350
Phonetics, Phonology, and Language Teaching
Sound systems of human languages, including articulatory phonetics, distinctive features, segmental and suprasegmental aspects. Application to teaching English and English pronunciation. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Prerequisite(s) or corequisite(s): TESOL 4120/5120 (630:125g) or TESOL 4110/5110 (630:130g).
3 unit(s)
TESOL
6286
Studies in Thematic Research
1 unit(s)

Optional course for research paper preparation. Consult with instructor.