This course will explore the complexities of English language structures and how and when they are used (pragmatics). There will be special emphasis on those areas of syntax which are unique to English and most troublesome to non-native speakers, including both prescriptive and descriptive forms.
- syntactic variations related to gender, age, sociocultural linguistics, and other factors
- the important connection between syntax, morphology, and semantics
- how best to teach and integrate the practice of these features in all types of EFL lessons
Note: A strong command of English is a prerequisite for this course. (iBT TOEFL:80, TOEIC:760)
Advanced Analysis of English Sentence Structure I and Advanced Analysis of English Sentence Structure II do NOT have to be taken in any particular order.
This is a required course for the Professional Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) program.
Course Number: LING-40045
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Teaching English as a Foreign Language
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7/10/2023 - 9/15/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Gonzalez, Kim, TEFL Certificate Program Coordinator; ESL Instructor at ELI & teaching English for over 30 years; Presenter for CATESOL, TESOL & NAFSA.
Kim Gonzalez Lawgali is the TEFL Certificate Program Coordinator and instructor at UC San Diego's English Language Institute. She is also adjunct professor of TESOL at Alliant International University in the MA TESOL program. From 1989 to 2005, she taught and was coordinator of the TESOL Certificate program in the Education Department at UC San Diego Extension before creating the TEFL Certificate program through the English Language Institute at UC San Diego where she was teacher of the year in 1995 and 1999. Before joining UC San Diego, she taught at the American Language Institute at San Diego State University for ten years and taught adult education at the Mid City Adult Center for thirteen years. Her first English teaching job was in Tunisia. She has been teaching English for o...Read More
How to Teach Grammar 1st
by Thornbury, Scott
ISBN / ASIN: 9780582339323
You may purchase textbooks via the UC San Diego Bookstore.
No refunds after: 7/13/2023.
Early Enrollment Discount: $475 ($500 if enrolled after 6/21/2023).
This is an Online Asynchronous course.
All instruction and course materials delivered and
completed online between the published course start and
end dates. You will have access to your course on the
published start date OR 1 business day after your
enrollment is confirmed, if you enroll on or after the
published start date.
To login to your course, go to your MyExtension
account, select My Courses, select this course and then
click the link that appears under Online Provider.
7/10/2023 - 9/15/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the International Programs - Bldg. E department at 858-534-6784 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.