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Language and Linguistics

Course Number: EDUC X432

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3 units

Provides an introduction to the theories of the nature of language, and the process of language learning, with an emphasis on the developmental processes of non-native speakers of English.  Focus is on key concepts of:

  • phonetics
  • phonology
  • syntax
  • semantics
  • the psychological, sociocultural and educational factors affecting language acquisition and teaching

Additional topics may include language varieties, language change, and L1 V. L2 acquisition processes. Students will analyze course topics through collaborative discussion and in writing, culminating with a final project. This is a graduate-level class.

Available Sections

Starting Apr 3

174IEL103

Starting Apr 3
174IEL103

Course Fees

$500 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 28
$550 after Mar 28

Instructor

Reza Fiyouzat [ bio ]

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Reza Fiyouzat, M.A., Applied Linguistics and Bilingual Education, with special interest in Discourse Analysis, has been teaching English as a Second Language to international students in Japan, China, and the U.S. for more than 15 years. Mr. Fiyouzat has published many academic papers and essays in the field of ESL/EFL, and specializes in teaching integrated reading and writing.

Schedule:

Tue 5:00 pm-7:45 pm
Apr 3 - Jun 12, 2018

11 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Principles of Language Learning and Teaching,"

ISBN: 978-0-13-304194-1

Mandatory
"Linguistics for Everyone"

ISBN: 978-1-11-134438-2,

Starting Apr 2

174IEL113

Starting Apr 2
174IEL113

Course Fees

$500 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 27
$550 after Mar 27

Instructor

Stephanie LaQua [ bio ]

close [x] Stephanie M. LaQua, M.Ed., TESOL, Instructor, UCR Extension

Schedule:

Begins:
Apr 2 - Jun 15, 2018

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Principles of Language Learning and Teaching,"

ISBN: 978-0-13-304194-1

Mandatory
"Linguistics for Everyone"

ISBN: 978-1-11-134438-2,

Prerequisites

Students pursuing a TESOL Certificate must meet program entrance requirements. Advanced academic writing skills are recommended prior to taking this class.

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