Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Concentration

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The knowledge and ability to effectively teach a second language is dependent on Linguistics, the scientific study of a language.  Coursework in this concentration covers theoretical, methodological and pedagogical issues in second language teaching and learning.  A variety of concepts within both theoretical and applied linguistics are developed.  Additional coursework is required for the certification and students are encouraged to begin taking courses early in their Junior year. Meet with the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program advisor for more information.

COMS 316Intercultural Communication (D5,USCP)4
ENGL 290Introduction to Linguistics 14
or ENGL 390 The Linguistic Structure of Modern English
ENGL 497Theories of Language Learning and Teaching4
ENGL 498Approaches to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages4
ENGL 499Practicum in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages2
Total units18