Department of Modern Languages
Stephanie Blankenship, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Chair, Department of English
Associate Professor of Spanish
An overview of the history, philosophies, & current trends of second language research. Students will explore the multiple fields of study that comprise TESL, including education, linguistics, psychology, and cultural anthropology, all from a Christian worldview.
An exploration of various methods and techniques for teaching reading, writing, listening, and speaking to second language learners.
This course focuses on language specific curricular design, student assessment, and protocols for standard test creation.
Instruction on the skills needed to teach grammar, lexicon, and pronunciation to second language learners.
An overview of major fields of linguistics and their application to TESL.
Online Prerequisite: TESL 630
The course addresses grammar, phonology, and linguistics research for TESL.
Online Prerequisite: Forgn Lang Prereq Met (6 hrs.) with a score of 6
The course provides field experience, practical applications of the discipline, and opportunities for vocational development.