Language Structure & Analysis for ELL Teachers
This course explores the grammatical and discourse structures of the modern English language, analysis of grammar and discourse with a focus on specific problem areas for ELLs, and pedagogical implications for ELL English language development.
- Acceptance to UND Grad School as a degree or non-degree seeking student
- Online - Self-Paced Enroll Anytime
- EST. time to complete:
- 3 to 9 Months
- $498.45 per credit
Why take Language Structure & Analysis for ELL Teachers online?
This course covers eight grammar points (present tense, past tense, future tense, modals, phrasal verbs, prepositions, passive, and conditionals), corrective feedback, and grammar teaching approaches. This course examines the selected English grammar structures with a focus on specific challenging areas for ELLs and addresses pedagogical strategies and implications for ELLs’ language development.
You have 3 to 9 months from your enrollment date to complete 13 lessons. The courses uses a variety of assessments:
- There are three types of reflections throughout the course: Grammar Reflections, Activity Reflections, and Reading Reflections. To make this learning opportunity valuable, you are expected to share thoughtful and insightful ideas.
- You will choose one of the approaches discussed in the course. Learn more about that approach, and develop and activity that uses it. Submit your What Works Presentation regarding your findings from completing the activity.
- During the course you are required to tutor an ELL writer at least three times. Through a series of tutoring sessions of writing, either in person or online, you will have the opportunity to put into practice what you learn in this course.
Lesson topics include:
- Basic English grammar and teaching of grammar, Present tense and future tense
- Past tense
- Effects of corrective feedback
- Types of corrective feedback
- Phrasal verbs
- Current approaches to grammar teaching
- A grammar teaching approach of your choice
- What Works Presentation
Required Course Textbook
Folse, K. S. (2016). Keys to teaching grammar to English language learners (2nd ed.): A practical handbook. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. ISBN: 9780472036677
How will the course appear on my transcript?
You may enroll at any time and have 3-9 months to complete this online course. The college credits you earn will be recorded on your transcript in the semester you register.
Why Take Online Classes at UND?
Here are a few reasons why you should take an online enroll anytime course at UND:
- Great customer service – Our registration team is ready to answer questions quickly so you can focus on your coursework.
- Affordable – UND's enroll anytime courses are priced at North Dakota's affordable, in-state tuition rate.
- Accredited – UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
- Easily transfer credits – Transferring credits is always at the discretion of the institution to which the credits are being transferred. In general, credits from schools/universities that are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission transfer to other regionally accredited institutions. UND's online courses appear on your UND transcript in the same way as other courses.
Flexible 100% Online Course
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Course information including tuition, technology requirements, textbooks, lessons and exams is subject to change without notice.