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COURSES TESOL 309 English Pronunciation and Grammar for TESOL (3)
Applied linguistics 407 Introduction to Language and Linguistics (3)
480 English: Past, Present and Future (3) Historical and social survey of the development of the English language from a small tribal language to the widespread international language it is today. Possible future trends also discussed . 491 Field Practicum in TESOL (3) In tensive ESL/ EFL classroom teach ing in a field setting, typically as part of a supervised team working with a voluntary agency. Prerequisite: Signature required . 492 Practicum in TESOL I (3) Structured practice teaching in an ESL classroom under the supervision of a master teacher, plus weekly group dis cussion of issues in language pedagogy. Prerequisite: 421 or 422. Fee: $50.
A DIVISION OF THE SCHOOL OF INTERCULTURAL STUDIES Dean: Donald E. Douglas, Ph.D. Director: Herbert C. Purnell, Ph.D. FACULTY Professor: Purnell Asoociate Professors: Chastain, Purgason OBJECTIVES English has become the most widely used language in the world today. The demand for trained teach ers in both ESL (English as a Second Language) and EFL (English as a For eign Language) continues unabated. There are many opportunities for ser vice at home with immigrants, refugees, and foreign students, as well as abroad, especially in developing countries. To help meet these needs, the department of TESOL and Applied Lin guistics offers courses which can lead to an undergraduate minor in TESOL and the granting of a certificate to recognize the particular significance of the special ized training obtained. The program, while especially applicable to students majoring in English, intercultural stud ies, or education, is open to all interested undergraduates. Classroom observation and practice teaching are required. MINOR A TF,SOL Minor requires 19 semes ter units of prescribed course work. Students must complete three units in each of the following categories: ■ Linguistics: 407 or lntercultural Studies 310, English 351. ■ Introduction to TESOL: 421, 422 or English 353, 354. ■ English Grammar: 309. ■ lntercultural Communication: 441 or lntercultural Studies 421. ■ In addition, students must com plete 427, 460 and 492. Thirteen units of the minor must be completed at Biola. Upon comple tion of the 19 units, the student will be awarded a TESOL certificate. Teacher Preparation Program In cooperation with the Educa tion Department, TESOL and Applied Linguistics provides courses which can enable teachers who are working toward or who already hold a Califor nia Teaching Credential to gain a sup plementary authorization in "Intro ductory English as a Second Lan guage." Those interested should con sult with both departments for details.
Introduction to the basic concepts in the scientific study of language , major areas of linguistic analysis, and several subareas of the field. Although the primary emphasis is on English, mate rial from other languages is intro duced to provide a broad perspective. (Cross-listed with English 351 ) 446 Sociolinguistics (3) Overview of the relationship between language and society. Topics covered include language and culture , lan- guage and social change, ethnicity, language contact , language policy, ethnography of communication, and social aspects of conversation. Prereq- uisites: 407, English 351 , Intercultural Studies 310 or equivalent.
Study of major features of standard American English pronunciation and structure , with applications for ESOL teachers. 421 Introduction to TESOL - Adult (3) Basic concepts, methods and tech niques of teaching English (ESL or EFL) to speakers of other languages. Introduces principles of second language learning along with tech niques for teaching both separate to adult or post-secondary students. (Cross-listed with English 353) 422 Introduction to TESOL - K-12 (3) Examination of rationale , methods and materials for teaching English in elementary and secondary multilin gual classrooms. Assessment, the role of the primary language, and tech niques for teaching oral and written language are also covered. (Cross listed with English 354) 427 Materials Evaluation and Preparation (3) Principles of ESOL materials design to enable teachers to (a) evaluate and adapt published materials and (b) pre pare their own materials. Prerequisite:
421 , 422 or English 353, 354. 430 TESOL and Literature (3)
Consideration of theory and method for teaching literature to non-native speakers, together with development of (I) a corpus of literary selections suitable for the ESL/ EFL context, and (2) specific lesson plans. Prerequisite: 421 , 422 or English 353, 354. 441 lntercultural Communication for Teachers (3) Study of cultural values, nonverbal behavior, language and culture rela tionships, and patterns of reasoning, with the goal of increasing intercul tural awareness and teaching effective ness while decreasing culture-based misunderstanding in and out of the classroom. 460 Communicating Values through TESOL (1) Consideration of ways in which TESOL may be used to promote cross cultural understanding through the communication of different world views and values. Prerequisite: 421, 422 or English 353, 354.
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