An introduction to the formal analysis of phonetics and
phonology with techniques for incorporating these into practical
classroom instruction. An emphasis on problem-solving strategies
with respect to data, and on effective low-cost techniques for
instruction. Meets with TESL-642 001.
Technology for Language Learning and Teaching
This course is an introduction to the use of technology for
foreign/second language teaching in a variety of educational
contexts. The course includes exploration of new media
technologies, such as wikis, online course management systems
(CMS), and digital stories, as well as the use of Internet-based
resources and software in both high-and low-tech teaching
environments. Meets with TESL-654 001 and TESL-654 900.
Accents and Dialects
As soon as you open your mouth, your speech marks you as an insider or
outsider by geography, class, ethnicity, occupation, generation, and
other cultural divisions. In this course students learn about the
origins of dialect differences and metalinguistic attitudes from the
Norman Conquest to IM and gangsta-speak, and how to trace the sources
of their own speech.