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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Applied Linguistics (APLNG)

APLNG 484 Discourse-Functional Grammar (3) Develop a working knowledge of the structure of English and apply such knowledge to research and/or classroom situations.

APLNG 484 Linguistic Structures for English as a Second Language (3)

This course is designed to enable prospective and practicing ESL/EFL teachers to understand the linguistic structures of the English language. Through the use of transformation grammar, students will interpret and analyze the basic grammatical structures of the English language. Students will apply their developing skills of linguistic analysis to recognize, and analyze, and remediate both oral and written grammatical errors in ESL/EFL instructional contexts. Students will understand the current theoretical issues related to pedagogical grammars and develop an appreciation for the practical and theoretical relevance of linguistics analysis for second language educators.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2004

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.