Foundations for English Language Learning

Code: TESL8200

Course description

This course provides an overview of key theoretical and practical issues affecting language learning. The nature of language, first and second language acquisition, and diversity among learners will be explored, as will the impact of culture, the needs and characteristics of adult learners, and the role of assessment in learning. Course concepts, addressed through interactive learning tasks, will prepare students for informed decision making in the adult language classroom.

Course details

Hours: 55
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.