APLNG 484 Functional Discourse Grammar (3 credits)
June 24 - 28, 2013
This course is designed to provide an overview of the structure of the English language through a functional/discourse analytical approach to linguistic analysis.
APLNG 493 Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)
July 22 - 26, 2013
This course focuses on the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. Specifically, the course explores the multi-dimensional nature of the teacher as a learner of teaching the contexts within which teaching occurs, and the activities and content of second language teaching and learning.
Fall 2013 - Dates TBA
WL ED 400 Foundations of Language in Second Language Teaching (3 credits)
This course is designed to give second language teachers a critical understanding of basic concepts and principles in second language acquisition and teaching.
WL ED 444 Language, Culture, and the Classroom (3 credits)
In this course, we will focus on the issues of power raised by the use of Standard English as the school language while in its grounds there are an increasing number of students who are using more than one language/dialect to communicate.
Spring 2014 - Dates TBA
WL ED 483 Evaluating Schools Performances and Programs with English Language Learners (3 credits)
Using/adapting multiple techniques to assess English Language Learners (ELLs) language and other school subjects.
NOTE: Courses are offered at both the Berks Campus in Reading and at the Lebanon School District, Lebanon
For information pertaining to Berks courses, e-mail Walt Fullam (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 610-396-6223.
For information pertaining to the Lebanon courses, please e-mail Fred Shattls (fshattls@lebanon.K12.pa.us).
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Reading, PA 19610
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