LING 5620 - Oral Language and Communication for TESOL Course uri icon



  • Provides teaching and learning principles and practices for developing nonnative speakers' oral English proficiency and intercultural communication skills. Examines the sound system of American English (including prosody), listening and pronunciation, lexical considerations, and discourse functions and grammar, and how these contribute to speaking fluency, accuracy and communicative effectiveness. Focuses on teaching applications and includes one-on-one sessions with English learners. Recommended prerequisite: LING 3100 or LING 5030 and LING 5410. Same as LING 4620.