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|Courses Taught:||HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 331. An examination of each historical period to discover the structure of the language, its spelling, vocabulary, syntax, and the influences of social conditions upon it.
CONCEPTS IN LINGUISTICS: ENGLISH 333. An examination of language structure: phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics, and an introduction to psycho, socio, and historical linguistics.
LINGUISTICS: ENGLISH 620, (GRADUATE). An introduction to the theories and classroom application of linguistic studies.
ASSESSMENT AND SUPPORT FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS: This course is designed to expand participants’ knowledge of effective assessment practices and support services available for English Language Learners students.
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS I & II - PROGRAM DESIGN: These course are designed for teachers of English Language Learners.
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION I, II, & III: Educators taking this course will develop knowledge of the process of first and second language acquisition theories, including developmental issues in verbal, non-verbal skills, and vocabulary. They will also develop knowledge and skills to assist ELL’S to communicate using verbal and non-verbal language.
ACQUISITION OF LANGUAGE: PSYCHOLOGY123/LINGUISTICS 123. Surveys the normal course of and variation in language development, as well as theoretical accounts of how development occurs; focuses particularly on communicative, phonological, semantic, and syntactic development in very young children.
PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 402. This course provides an introductory survey of the nature and use of language: basic speech sounds, syllable structure, word formation, grammar systems, language acquisition and variation, historical aspects of language change, and their relevance to language teachers.
LANGUAGE PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES: ENGLISH 403 . Designed to be a parallel upper division course to the traditional undergraduate offering, this course integrates themes from the major.
SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 435. Social aspects of language affecting acquisition and use; comprehension and use of sentences; language memory and production; political and social implications of language; social roles, bilingualism, codes, and code switching; and language planning.
ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEVELS, 3, 4, 5 AND 6. These courses were for intermediate and advanced learners focusing on basic grammar.
ESL 125 LISTENING & SPEAKING II. This is a low-intermediate course which uses dialogues, pronunciation drills and listening exercises. English vocabulary and idioms required for college success are taught.
ESL 141 GRAMMAR & WRITING IV. ESL 141 is a high-intermediate grammar and writing course which focuses on advanced grammatical structures and the writing of a five-paragraph essay.
ESL 145 LISTENING & SPEAKING IV: This course that helps the student apply language skills to a variety of communicative activities, including different types of speeches, while stressing listening comprehension for the academic setting.
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