The Structure and Sound of English I

Code: TESL8220

Course description

This course provides students with an introduction to the grammar and pronunciation of English taught at beginner, intermediate, and advanced language proficiency levels. Topics will include an overview of the English tense system, the characteristics of the English sentence, and the segmental and supra-segmental features of the English sound system, including techniques for presentation and practice of individual grammar and pronunciation points within a context relevant to adults in a variety of settings. Students will identify inductive/deductive approaches to teaching grammar and pronunciation and will teach a grammar and a pronunciation lesson and provide feedback to their peers.

Course details

Hours: 35
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.