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This course will provide an introduction to the basic theories, methods, and practices of teaching English as a Foreign Language. Experienced teachers needing a further grounding in the most current, up-to-date methods and practices to be more successful in their current teaching will also benefit. This course will explore skills, language, and the learning process while introducing practical applications to the EFL/ESL classroom. The course will introduce the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing as well as grammar, pronunciation, and culture. Issues in methodology, including activity and lesson design, will also be discussed to orient the participants into the field of language education.

Introduction of issues in methodology as well as the basic skills:

  • listening
  • speaking
  • reading
  • writing

Introduction to the teaching of the micro-skills:

  • pronunciation
  • vocabulary
  • grammar
  • discourse

Other issues covered:

  • learning styles and strategies
  • learner autonomy
  • content-based instruction
  • assessment

Course Number: LING-40096
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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