In this course, students will explore the complexity of teaching English as a Global Language and understand its implications for teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in international contexts. Students will learn about the social, economic, cultural, and institutional contexts that influence English language teaching and learning in countries where English is not spoken as a native language.
Number of Units: 2.0 units of graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education to recent college graduates, career changers and educators who wish to develop their competencies in field of TESOL.
Course Materials: Text, Teaching and Assessing EIL in Local Contexts Around the World (ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series) by Sandra Lee McKay and James Dean Brown. This book is available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com, Kindle version is available for rent or purchase at a more affordable price.
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