English for Academic and Professional PurposesESL courses

EAPP 1000

This course prepares students to subsequently master their college writing requirements. In addition to developing an advanced understanding of English syntax, morphology, and semantics, students explore the process of composing, revising, and editing in English and the expectations of academic writing by exploring three common rhetorical modes.
credit hours: 3

EAPP 1050

This course prepares students to master public speaking and interpersonal dynamics at American universities. In addition to developing an advanced understanding of English phonology, semantics, and pragmatics, students focus on the communication strategies that make presentations and interpersonal interactions memorable and smooth.
credit hours: 3

TESL 3210 Methods for teaching English as a second language
Methods for teaching English as a second language
This course focuses on first language and ESL instruction for all English Language Learners especially elementary and secondary students (PreK-12). Second-language instructional theory and practice, materials selection and development for ELLs, and bilingual and ESL literacy and content area instruction are covered within the context a variety of language and program settings. Frameworks for evaluating curriculum materials and their instructional recommendations for ELL students are developed.
credit hours: 3

TESL 3220 Structure of the English language for teaching
Structure of the English language for teaching
This course explores the nuances of morphology, grammar, and semantics in English. Various approaches to the English language are covered, but the emphasis is on the practical implications for effective teaching.
credit hours: 3

TESL 3230 Language and culture in the classroom
Language and culture in the classroom
This course covers frameworks for understanding and analyzing language and culture. Within these frameworks, the course considers approaches to enhancing the cultural dimension of ESL/EFL instruction with an emphasis on developing enriching cross-cultural interactions.
credit hours: 3

TESL 3240 Curriculum design for the multicultural classroom
Curriculum design for the multicultural classroom
This course focuses on understanding the processes and social factors that influence second language learning in North America (particularly in the United States). In addition, it examines the theoretical, historical, political, legal, and research bases for the education of students from linguistically and culturally diverse populations. Program models, national policies, the theoretical bases, and current issues for these issues are covered in this course.
credit hours: 3