First and Second Language Development for the Classroom Teacher
Candidates will gain an awareness of the structure and nature of language and the process of linguistic analysis, considering both English and other languages. Candidates will also become acquainted with linguistic concepts affecting pedagogical methods and language learning in the areas of morphology, phonetics and phonology, syntax, semantics and sociolinguistics.
This course is for teachers and prospective teachers in ESL/EFL, bilingual or structured immersion classes. It will be valuable for anyone working with non-native-English language learners in public or private K-12, adult education, community college, or university settings.