TEFL Course Descriptions | Department of English | Kent State University

TEFL Course Descriptions

Eng 31001 Fundamental Eng Grammar (3)

Study of grammatical structures and matters of usage and style in edited U.S. English. Prequisites: none

Eng 31003 Linguistics (3)

Survey of language study including linguistic tools of analysis such as phonetics, morphology and syntax, and selected topics in applied linguistics. Prequisites: none

Eng 31007 TESL Pedagogy I (3)

Theoretical bases, approaches, and techniques of second language pedagogy at the elementary and secondary levels. Inquiry into ESL methods, materials, and lesson planning. Prequisites: none

Eng 41092 ESL/EFL Practicum I (3)

Provides opportunities for students to observe, assist, and or teach English as a second or foreign language in the ESL Center, including 70 field-clinical hours. Participating classes are Monday through Friday. Prerequisite: ENG 31007. 

Eng 41192 ESL/EFL Practicum II (3)

Provides students seeking educational licensure opportunities to observe, assist, and or teach English as a second or foreign language in P-12 schools, including 70 field-clinical hours. Students must complete the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit results to authorized personnel at the assigned school-agency before the first day of Practicum. Pre- or corequisite: ENG 31007.