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Explore the complexities of English structures and how and when they are used (pragmatics) in this TEFL certificate course. Special emphasis is on areas of syntax unique to English and most difficult to non-native speakers, both prescriptive and descriptive forms.

You will study highly specialized features of English grammar and learn how best to teach and integrate the practice of these features in all types of ESL and EFL lessons.

Areas covered:

  • syntactic variations related to gender, age, socio-economics, and other factors
  • important connection between syntax, morphology, and semantics
  • how best to teach and integrate grammar instruction in all types of EFL lessons

Note: A strong command of English is a prerequisite for this course. (iBT TOEFL:80, TOEIC:760)

Advanced Analysis of English Sentence Structure I and Advanced Analysis of English Sentence Structure II do have to be taken in any particular order.

This is a required course for the Professional Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate program.

Course Number: LING-40045
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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