TESOL (INTE)

INTE 309 - Grammar for English TeachersCredits 3

Study of major features of standard American English structure, with applications for ESL/EFL teachers. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Junior Class, or Senior Class; and Undergraduate Level.

INTE 312 - Essentials of TESOLCredits 3

A practical course giving the skills and knowledge needed to gain foundational competence in teaching the English language. Includes methods and techniques, English pronunciation and grammar, teaching materials, culture and communicating values. Notes: Does not count toward the TESOL minor program. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 410 - Principles of Second Language AcquisitionCredits 3

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to second language acquisition. How people learn second languages will be approached from several perspectives including the research evidence, the learner's program, and the learning environment. This is an integrative theory course. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INAL 300 and INTE 421, or the equivalent.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 421 - Introduction to TESOL: AdultCredits 3

Basic concepts, methods and techniques of teaching English (ESL or EFL) to speakers of other languages. Introduces principles of second language learning along with techniques for teaching both separate and integrated skills to adult or post-secondary students. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 422 - Introduction to TESOL: K–12Credits 3

Examination of rationale, methods and materials for teaching English in elementary and secondary multilingual classrooms. Assessment, the role of the primary language, and techniques for teaching oral and written language are also covered. Notes: Elective only. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 427 - Materials Evaluation and PreparationCredits 3

Principles of ESL/EFL materials design to enable teachers to (a) evaluate and adapt published materials and (b) prepare their own materials. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INTE 421 or ENGL 353.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 430 - TESOL and LiteratureCredits 3

Consideration of theory and method for teaching literature to non-native speakers, together with development of (1) a corpus of literary selections suitable for the ESL/EFL context, and (2) specific lesson plans. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INTE 421 or ENGL 353.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 441 - Intercultural Communication for TeachersCredits 3

Study of cultural contexts of English as an international language, culture in the language class and intercultural communication with the goal of increasing intercultural understanding and teaching effectiveness. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 460 - Communicating Values Through TESOLCredit 1

Exploration of ways in which TESOL may be used to promote cross-cultural understanding through the communication of different worldviews and values. Includes ethical considerations. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INTE 421 or ENGL 353.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 480 - English: Past, Present and FutureCredits 3

Historical and social survey of the development of the English language from a small tribal language to the widespread international language it is today. Possible future trends also discussed. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 485 - Topics in TESOLCredits 1-3

Topics are listed in the class schedule each semester. Notes: Course may be taken multiple times for credit with different content. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INTE 421.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 486 - Topics in TESOLCredits 1-3

Topics are listed in the class schedule each semester. Notes: Course may be taken multiple times for credit with different content. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INTE 421.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 491 - Field Practicum in TESOLCredits 3

Intensive ESL/EFL classroom teaching in a field setting, typically as part of a supervised team working with a voluntary agency. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.

INTE 492 - Practicum in TESOL ICredits 3

Structured practice teaching in an ESL classroom under the supervision of a master teacher, plus weekly group discussion of issues in language pedagogy. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: INTE 421.
Restrictions: Must be Undergraduate Level.
Fee: $150.