Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

SPANISH700S

Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language . Study of language learning and teaching from theoretical and practical points of view. Examines principles and practices of teaching a second or foreign language with concentration on recent interactive and communicative models of foreign language instruction. Goals include introducing
principles of second language acquisition and learning; critically reading relevant literature in the area(s); and contributing to foreign language teacher education through reflective and critical thinking. Readings and discussions supplemented by classroom observation and evaluation. Graduate students only.  3 units.