ED 309 Foundations of Teaching English as a Second Language - 3 Hours

This course provides an introduction to the nature and functions of written and oral languages; phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and variation. The major theories and stages of first and second literacy acquisition and the role of native language in learning to read and write in a second language will be introduced. The relationship of language to culture and application in meeting educational goals will be explored. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.