Introduction to Teaching of English as Second Language (ECUR 291.3)

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ECUR 291 W02 January 2017
ECUR 291 W04 January 2017
ECUR 291 W06 January 2017
ECUR 291 W01 September 2016 John Lingard (primary instructor)
ECUR 291 W03 September 2016 Lisa Krol (primary instructor)
ECUR 291 X01 July 2016 John Lingard (primary instructor)
ECUR 291 X01 May 2016 John Lingard (primary instructor)
ECUR 291 X02 January 2016 John Lingard (primary instructor)
ECUR 291 X04 January 2016 Lisa Krol (primary instructor)


Prepares elementary, secondary and community college teachers to teach English as a second language to non-English speaking children and adults. Students will have an opportunity to study and examine: background; socio-cultural considerations; theoretical considerations about language learning comparison of L1 and L2; analysis of the structure of English; issues and problems inherent in the acquisition of second language; and introduction to specific instructional techniques for teaching a second language.


ENG 110 or 6 credit units from ENG 111, 112, 113, 114, and 115.


Students enrolled in the CERTESL Program may receive credit for only one of TESL 21 or ECUR 291. Students enrolled in the B.Ed. program cannot use TESL 21 for credit to meet B.Ed. degree requirements.

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