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Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (Post Bachelor's) PDFDownload to print

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Department of English

113 Satterfield Hall
E-mail: english@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2676
Fax: 330-672-3152
Web: www.kent.edu/english

With the world’s growing demand for individuals who speak English, the need for people who can teach the English language has grown rapidly over the past few decades. The Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language certificate provides a broad background in the field, in particular linguistics, language teaching methodologies and language acquisition and use.

TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Course Title Credits
ENG 63001 Methodology  of Teaching English as a Second Language 3
  63033 Theories in Second Language Acquisition 3
  63041 Descriptive Grammar of English 3
  63391 Seminar: Linguistics 3
Choose from the following: 6
ENG 63034 Literate Practices and Sociolinguistics (3)  
  63037 Pragmatics of Conversation (3)  
  63038 Teaching Literature and Culture (3)  
  63039 Second Language Curriculum and Testing (3)  
  63040 Linguistics for the Language Professions (3)  
  63043 Second Language Writing (3)  
  63044 Second Language Reading (3)  
  63098 Second Language Research Methods (3)  
  63391 Seminar: Linguistics (different content from above) (3)  
  68492 Practicum in Teaching International Students (3)  
TOTAL 18