Through successful completion of this course, you will gain an awareness of the structure and nature of language and the process of linguistic analysis, considering both English and other world languages. You will also become acquainted with diverse cultural and linguistic concepts affecting pedagogical methods and language learning in the areas of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics.
Number of Units: 2.0 units of graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education 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, university settings, or international settings who wish to develop their competencies in the field of TESOL.
Course Materials: Linguistics for Teaching English in Multilingual Classrooms by Sarina Chugani Molina, available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com
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