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Course Description

Explore both theoretical and practical aspects of specific skills in learning a second language. Review what is known about the reading and writing process including communicating well to be heard and understood, and reading and writing for specific purposes. Next review what is known about teaching grammar in a second language while concentrating on pedagogical techniques. Cover critical and innovative approaches to grammar and learn specific strategies for teaching grammar in a second language. Finally, cover systematic and principled procedures for teaching vocabulary.

Course Details

Broad Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the underlying principles informing current approaches to teaching reading and writing skills in ESL
  • articulate the basics of how grammar and vocabulary in English are organized systematically and
  • explain the importance of this knowledge to teachers of ESL
  • plan to teach grammar and vocabulary with an emphasis on the three fundamentals of meaning, form and phonology

Supporting Learning Outcomes

  • You will have the opportunity to practice analyzing vocabulary and grammar for teaching purposes.
  • You will practice adapting reading material for classroom use and selecting appropriate grammar, vocabulary and writing practice activities for ESL learners.

 

Notes

Formerly:  TSL 121- Teaching Skills and Systems 1 - ESL

Prerequisites

BMC 352 Learning Online (required for online sections of this course)

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
T, Th
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 30, 2019 to Aug 29, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. Offer valid for the 2018/19 academic year.

Type
Online
Dates
Sep 10, 2019 to Nov 04, 2019
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online, TSL 108 Linguistic Structures and TSL 120 TSL - Fundamentals - ESL.
Of note: TSL 131 (formerly TSL 121) and TSL 132 (formerly TSL 122) may be taken in any order.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources. Online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more TSL courses. Offer valid for the current academic year.

Type
Online
Dates
Jan 07, 2020 to Mar 02, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

 

Section Notes

Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online, TSL 108 Linguistic Structures and TSL 120 TSL - Fundamentals - ESL.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources. Online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more TSL courses. Offer valid for the current academic year.

Type
Online
Dates
Apr 07, 2020 to Jun 01, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

 

Section Notes

Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online, TSL 108 Linguistic Structures and TSL 120 TSL - Fundamentals - ESL.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources. Online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more TSL courses. Offer valid for the current academic year.

Type
Class
Days
T, Th
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 28, 2020 to Aug 27, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

 

Section Notes

Prerequisites: SL 108 Linguistic Structures and TSL 120 TSL - Fundamentals - ESL.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources. Online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more TSL courses. Offer valid for the current academic year.

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