English as a Second Language

Teaching ESL Listening and Speaking (English 460)

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • identify and discuss features of spoken English, various methods and activities for teaching speaking and listening
  • plan effective lessons and courses which focus on ESL speaking and listening
  • incorporate aural and visual media effectively in teaching, and
  • identify and discuss current problems and issuesrelated to the teaching of ESL speaking and listening,

Teaching English as a Second Language (English 464)

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • identify and discuss essential foundational concepts in language teaching and principal approaches to ESL teaching, both past and present
  • apply techniques for teaching language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar) to practice,
  • identify and discuss issues relating to learner factors and teacher’s everyday classroom performance,
  • demonstrate decision-making and problem-solving abilities in a broad range of teaching contexts through reading and generating case studies.