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Unformatted text preview: Instructor: Scott Phillabaum OfFce: Clark Hall 479 OfFce Hours: M 3-5, W 2-4, by appointment E-mail: [email protected] Webpage: http://sjsu6.blackboard.com/webct/ Phone: 408-924-7095 Catalog Description: The phonological, morphological and syntactic structures of English for pedagogical purposes. Prerequisites: LING 101 and LLD 107 Textbooks: Required Celce-Murcia, M. and Larsen-Freeman, D. (1999). The grammar book, 2nd edition. Boston: Heinle & Heinle. Yule, G. (1999). Explaining English grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Course Reader available from Maple Press Recommended Celce-Murcia, M. (2001). Teaching English as a second or foreign language (3rd ed.). Boston: Heinle & Heinle. Ur, P. (1989). Grammar practice activities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Course Content: This course will introduce you to the phonological, morphological, and syntactic structures of English and to various methods and principles of teaching those structures. Course Goals and Objectives: In this course, you will develop your awareness of the interrelationship of various levels and features of English structures, your ability to articulate these structures and relationships, and your skill in providing activities that will facilitate the acquisition of these structures by your future ESL / EFL students. By the end of the course, you will: • Have a conceptual foundation for the study of English structure; • Be familiar with the rules and principles governing the structure of English; • Be able to relate your knowledge about English phonological, morphological, and syntactic structures to second language learning and teaching. Course Requirements and Grading: Your ¡nal grade will be assessed according to your performance on the following required assignments. Points indicated represent percentage points, NOT individual points....
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