Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Courses

Fall TESL 3010, TESL 3020, TESL 3030, TESL 3040, TESL 3050
Winter TESL 3050
Summer TESL 3010, TESL 3020, TESL 3030, TESL 3040, TESL 3050

Descriptions

TESL 3010 Curriculum and Instruction (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course emphasizes the development and practical application of ESL teaching methodology. Topics include curriculum design; lesson planning; techniques for teaching reading, writing, listening, and speaking; evaluation; and assessment.
Prerequisite: Admission to the TESL program
Corequisite: TESL 3020, TESL 3030, TESL 3040
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TESL 3020 Pedagogical Grammar (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course focuses on developing knowledge about the English language system in relation to grammar and prepares students to teach grammar to English Language learners.
Prerequisite: Admission to the TESL program
Corequisite: TESL 3010, TESL 3030, TESL 3040
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TESL 3030 Intercultural Communication Studies (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course enables students to gain a better awareness and understanding of culture and values, including a definition of what they are and how they impact the ESL classroom. Students participate interactively while they examine theoretical models and perspectives in the field of intercultural communication.
Prerequisite: Admission to the TESL program
Corequisite: TESL 3010, TESL 3020, TESL 3040
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TESL 3040 TESL Techniques (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course is an introduction to selected studies in current ESL teaching techniques used in teaching various ESL disciplines and contexts. The course is divided into three modules: second language acquisition theory, pronunciation, and assessment. In addition, the use of digital technology is explored. Students must successfully complete all 3 modules to receive credit for this course.
Prerequisite: Admission to the program
Corequisite: TESL 3010, TESL 3020 and TESL 3030
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TESL 3050 TESL Practicum (3,0,2)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

The practicum is designed to prepare and support student-teachers throughout their classroom experience. Students plan and deliver lessons, discuss classroom management strategies, and reflect on their practicum sessions.
Prerequisite: Admission to the TESL program; TESL 3010, TESL 3020, TESL 3030, TESL 3040
Corequisite: TESL 3010, TESL 3020, TESL 3030, TESL 3040
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