TSL 4420 ApplieLinguistics & TESOL Pedagogy

This course focuses on the concepts, principles, theories, and research in selected major areas of linguistic studies. The main emphasis of the course is on language structure, language use, and first and second language acquisition.  Major content division include theories of first and second language acquisition/learning; models of second language acquisition/learning; Psycholinguistic factors in language acquisition; Personality factors in second language acquisition; Socio-cultural factors in second language acquisition; Contrastive analysis and error analysis.