ENGL 430-151 PRINCIPLES OF LINGUISTICS Detailed study of the primary linguistic systems, including phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax and pragmatics. Introduces important sociolinguistic research concerns. As the course is designed for teachers in training, students apply those linguistic concepts to practical language learning problems. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
ENGL 536-152 PRINCIPLES OF LINGUISTICS An introductory study of nature of language from both a theoretical and applied perspective. The focus is on the study of sounds and articulation (phonetics), sound systems (phonology), word structure and formation (morphology), phrase and sentence structure (syntax), aspects of meaning (semantics) and will also concentrate on applied aspects of linguistic study such as neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, and first and second language acquisition. To provide students with a fundamental understanding of core areas of linguistics and to equip students with the analytical techniques and methods required to solve questions about language. This course is for graduate credit only. Three hours per week.
2014 Summer I
ENGL 547-192 CURR APPR ESOL INSTRUCTION Familiarizes students with the foundations of teaching English to speakers of other languages (ESOL). It provides for examination of current theory and empirical data on language learning and teaching. Participants will examine pedagogical implications/applications of teaching methodologies intended for non-native speakers of English by examining the latest research data. This course seeks to meet the needs of practicing or prospective teachers enrolled in a graduate program. Prerequisite: ENGL 428/528 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
2014 Summer II
ENGL 509-192 SEMINAR IN LANGUAGE STUDY A study in selected topics in language and linguistics. The course focuses in different semesters on such topics as the new English, descriptive or historical linguistics, morphology-syntax, or phonetics and phonemics, teaching standard English to speakers of other languages or to speakers of other dialects. May be repeated under different course subtitles recorded with the Registrar. Three hours per week.
ENGL 533-192 ESOL PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT Introduces students to the theory, practice and special needs in developing and implementing an ESOL curriculum in a public, private or business enterprise for language learners K-adult. Allows students to explore the complexities involved in planning and developing a language curriculum; sensitize themselves to the cultural conflicts and biases, both socio-linguistic and linguistic, which are faced by limited English-proficient students; and to prepare for the actual writing and implementing of an ESOL curriculum where needed. Three hours per week.
ENGL 591-193 TOPICS IN LING & LANG LEARN An examination of selected topics of linguistics as they relate directly to first and second language learning. The course may focus in different semesters on such topics as phonology and language learning, syntactic theory and language learning, or discourse and language learning. This course may be repeated once under different course subtitles recorded with the registrar. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Three hours lecture per week.
ENGL 509-191 SEMINAR IN LANGUAGE STUDY A study in selected topics in language and linguistics. The course focuses in different semesters on such topics as the new English, descriptive or historical linguistics, morphology-syntax, or phonetics and phonemics, teaching standard English to speakers of other languages or to speakers of other dialects. May be repeated under different course subtitles recorded with the Registrar. Three hours per week.