Overview of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) (TESL 21.0)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
TESL 21 W01 July 2016 Laura Sheppard (primary instructor)
TESL 21 X01 July 2016 Bula Ghosh (primary instructor)
 
TESL 21 W01 May 2016 Laura Sheppard (primary instructor)
TESL 21 X01 May 2016 Bula Ghosh (primary instructor)
 
TESL 21 W02 January 2016 Laura Sheppard (primary instructor)
TESL 21 X02 January 2016 Bula Ghosh (primary instructor)

Description

This course is designed to introduce teachers of children, adolescents, and adults to the field of teaching English as a second or additional language. The various contexts of ESL, EFL and ESD teaching are considered. An introduction to learner variables, second language acquisition, the teaching process, and classroom management are also presented as well as an introduction to teaching the skill areas, types of curricula, and communicative language teaching. It is the student?s responsibility to find access to ESL or EFL classrooms to complete this course.

Note

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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