Course: LING 530. Introduction to TESL (3)
This course prepares students for coursework offered in the M.A. degree in TESL program and for careers in the TESL field. Students will learn the goals of an M.A. TESL student—acquire practical planning skills, examine the history of second and foreign language teaching, develop a basic knowledge of second language acquisition, use research tools in the library, acquire skill in observing and analyzing ESL classes, and become familiar with how to become a professional in ESL and TESL.