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Year Course ID Course
2021-2022 ANTH 470

Linguistic Field Methods: Language and Culture Learning

An introduction to various facets of linguistic field work with an emphasis on language acquisition. Students develop self-directed strategies based on personal learning styles. Various topics related to field work include text collection, cultural journaling, and technical writing. Practical experience in the above topics is gained by working with a speaker of a non-Indo-European language. Additional work includes phonological and grammatical analysis of this language.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): LING 210; 310, 330, 360; or instructor’s consent. (3-2; 0-0)
Co-requisite(s): LING 460, 480
Cross-listed: LING 470
2021-2022 LING 101

Introduction to Linguistics

An introduction to the primary elements of linguistics, including an introduction to morphology and semantics (words and meaning), phonetics (the sounds of language), phonology (the sound systems of language), syntax (grammatical systems), sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition theory, and current issues in linguistics. No previous knowledge of linguistics is required.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None.
2021-2022 LING 210

Language and Society

This course gives students the opportunity to examine and interpret how the socio-cultural context affects the way people speak in that setting. Topics in focus include regional and social dialects, multilingualism, language attitudes and their impact on national and personal identity, linguistic politeness, the maintenance, shift, loss, and spread of languages, and the impact of modern technology. Applications to gender and education are explored in depth.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None. (Summer or 3-0; 3-0)
2021-2022 LING 268

Introduction to TESOL

This introductory course investigates the English language itself (what we teach), the various ELT methodologies and classroom techniques (how we teach), and the participants in the teaching/ learning process (the who of ELT). LING 268 is a foundational course for further studies in the TESOL certificate program.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None. (3-0; 3-0)
Cross-listed: EDUC 268
2021-2022 LING 301

TESOL Volunteer Practicum

This semester of classroom experience provides opportunities for students to link their TESL courses to school settings. Students volunteer in an ESL classroom in order to become more confident in the classroom, interacting with students and teachers, and carrying out activities that prepare them for the 400 level practicum. This course is about the nature of cross-cultural interaction. Cultural concepts and contexts are explored through taxonomies, theories, and comparative analysis. Through in-class and out-ofclass activities, students become self-aware and other-aware. Students also experiment with cultural behaviours and cultural change, aiming to increase both explanatory and predictive cultural knowledge, and enhance behavioural competencies.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): None.
Cross-listed: ANTH 302 MCOM 372
2021-2022 LING 302

Cross Cultural Communications

This course is about the nature of cross-cultural interaction. Cultural concepts and contexts are explored through taxonomies, theories, and comparative analysis. Through in-class and out-ofclass activities, students become self-aware and other-aware. Students also experiment with cultural behaviours and cultural change, aiming to increase both explanatory and predictive cultural knowledge, and enhance behavioural competencies.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None.
Cross-listed: ANTH 302 MCOM 372
2021-2022 LING 304

Tutoring English Language Learners

This course highlights the unique aspects of tutoring English language learners. Students use needs-assessments to design individualized programs and lessons, as well as explore the business side of tutoring.

Course Credits: 2
Prerequisite(s): LING 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent. (2-0; 2-0)
2021-2022 LING 305

The Grammar of English for TESOL

This course examines the structure, function, and usage of English grammar within the context of language teaching. LING 305 is a foundational course for further studies in the TESOL certificate program.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): LING/EDUC 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent. (3-0; 3-0)
Cross-listed: ENGL 305
2021-2022 LING 306

The Sound System of English

In this course, students explore the sounds of English, transcribing them with phonetic symbols, and discover how these sounds function within English to encode meaning. These findings are then applied to assist language learners with their pronunciation.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): LING 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent. (3-0; 3-0)
NB: Students may not take both LING 306 and LING 310. Linguistics majors should take LING 310 and 330 rather than LING 306.
2021-2022 LING 307

The Lexical System of English

This course explores how words are formed (morphology) and used to create meaning and identifies common problems students encounter with vocabulary development in order to provide practical application for the classroom context.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): EDUC/LING 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent.
2021-2022 LING 308

Introduction to Canadian Language Benchmarks

This course introduces the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) and their application to language assessment and lesson planning.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): LING/EDUC 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent.
NB: This course is offered as an asynchronous online course.
2021-2022 LING 309

Disabilities and Learning English

The study of how to teach English language learners (ELLs) with diverse learning needs, developing the skills of identification, assessment and accommodation of ELLs with differing learning abilities. Students discover how to apply the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a practical means to encourage inclusion for all students.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): EDUC/LING 268 or TESOL Certificate director's consent.
2021-2022 LING 310

Articulatory Phonetics

Theoretical and practical introduction to the broad range of human speech sounds including tone, intonation, stress, and duration; extensive drill in producing and recognizing these sounds and recording them with phonetic symbols; and practice in recording and reproducing the sounds of selected languages.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None. (Summer or 3 0; 3-0)
NB: Students may not take both LING 306 and LING 310. Students taking a TESOL Track minor in Applied Linguistics with TESOL and students taking the TESOL track TESOL Certificate should take LING 306 rather than LING 310.
2021-2022 LING 312

Testing in TESOL

Students are introduced to various methods of testing in TESOL for all four skill areas: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Based on this knowledge, students create a variety of test materials for English language learners.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): EDUC/LING 268 or instructor's consent. (1-0; 1-0)
2021-2022 LING 314

Teaching Beginners ESL

Practical demonstrations of various methods for teaching beginning students with an emphasis on communicative theory and activities. Resource materials appropriate for classroom activities.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): LING 268 or EDUC 268 or instructor's consent. (1-0; 1-0)
2021-2022 LING 315

Computer Assisted Language Learning in TESOL

An exploration of the history and theory underlying computer assisted ESL instruction, as well as the evaluation of online resources and the application of new technologies to both individual and classroom learning.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): EDUC/LING 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent. This course is offered as an asynchronous online course. (1-0; 1-0)
2021-2022 LING 316

Classroom Management in TESOL

Students explore principles of classroom management, especially as they apply to TESOL. They become familiar with current sources of information on classroom management, and begin to develop a personal classroom management system that is appropriate to the varied TESOL audiences.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): EDUC/LING 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent. (1-0; 1-0)
2021-2022 LING 317

Materials Creation and Evaluation in TESOL

This course highlights the foundational principles of materials design and evaluation in Englishlanguage teaching. Students evaluate published and teacher-made materials, and apply the principles to their own created materials in a practical workshop setting.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): EDUC/LING 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent. (1-0; 1-0)
2021-2022 LING 318

Using Drama in TESOL

This hands-on course provides an introduction to using drama techniques in TESOL. Students critically examine and reflect on how drama activities can be used to contribute to the TESOL classroom.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): EDUC/LING 268 or TESOL certificate director consent. (1-0; 1-0)
2021-2022 LING 319

Issues in TESOL and Missions

This course examines the role English language teaching has played within the modern foreign missions movement. Criticisms of this approach are examined, issues clarified, assumptions articulated, and principles of a biblical, ethical approach are suggested.

Course Credits: 1
Prerequisite(s): EDUC/LING 268 or TESOL certificate director's consent. (1-0; 1-0)