This course provides students with an understanding of basic principles of second/foreign-language acquisition and the theoretical underpinnings of commonly used language teaching methods. Additionally, students receive in-service training in teaching, in creating and adapting instructional materials, and in designing tests as well. Each week, the four daily meetings consist of lecture/discussions and a one hour practicum.
Communicative Language Teaching in Action: Putting Principles to Work. Brandl, Klaus. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008.
Teaching and Learning Arabic as a Foreign Language: A Guide for Teachers. Ryding, Karen. Georgetown University Press, 2013.
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Summer 2014 Language Schools