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EDUC 521 Linguistics for Teaching ELL

3 hours


Students study principles of linguistic analysis and apply them to teaching. Topics include: English phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and subfields of linguistics such as sociolinguistics (regional and ethnic dialects, issues of gender), historical linguistics, psycholinguistics (language acquisition, language and the brain), and pedagogies of English Language Learning.

Prerequisite(s): Bachelor's degree.