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TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TSL)

Course Descriptions


TSL 450/550  Cr.1 - 12

TESOL National/International Intern Program

Practical experience tutoring or teaching non-native speakers of English. Examples of sites are adult literacy programs, after-school enrichment programs, university-level ESL programs, and EFL programs abroad. Prerequisite: junior standing, consent of TESOL coordinator, ENG 110, CST 110. Repeatable for credit — maximum 12.  Pass/Fail grading. Offered Occasionally.


TSL 463/563  Cr.3

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Methods

This course is designed to give pre-service teachers a basic understanding of classroom applications of second language acquisition theories, teaching techniques, curriculum and lesson development, classroom environment issues and sociopolitical concerns in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Prerequisites: TSL 400, 450; six credits from the following: ANT 350; EDS 308, 310, 412; ENG 332, 334, 432; CST 332; MLG 340; PHL 311; PSY 282, 360, 436; SPA 460, 471; SPE 431; TSL 425; junior standing.   Offered Spring.


TSL  798  Cr.1 - 3

Independent Study

Fieldwork, research, individual projects in a specific area related to teaching English to speakers of other languages. Registration with the consent of instructor and the department chairperson. Repeatable for credit — maximum 6.   Offered Occasionally.