Subject: Curriculum Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 and 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Education
Department: Curriculum Studies


The second of a sequence of courses designed to prepare early/middle/secondary teachers and adult educators to teach English to non-English speaking children and adults. Includes second language learning theories, the psychology of second language learning, methods of addressing and integrating the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in the context of communicative competence development, and an introduction to testing for assessment of learning. Special focus on Task-Based and Integrated Content and Language models of English language teaching.

Prerequisite(s): ECUR 291.3
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): Students pursuing the B.Ed. Direct Entry Program must complete EFDT 101.3; ECUR 163.3 or ECUR 164.3 or ECUR 165.3; EFDT 265.3 or ECUR 265.3; EPSE 202.3.
Corequisite(s): ECUR 445.1.
Note: Students enrolled in the CERTESL Program may receive credit for only one of TESL 31 or ECUR 391. Students enrolled in the B.Ed. or PDCEAL programs cannot use TESL 31 for credit to meet B.Ed. or PDCEAL degree requirements.

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