Theories and Techniques of Teaching Foreign Languages


A survey of approaches to foreign language teaching and their historical development, an introduction to the theoretical notions underlying current trends in second language acquisition and teaching. Language learning, language teaching, bilingual education. Students who have taken French or Spanish FL courses should have language proficiency at the 400 level or higher. Students who have taken Italian or Portuguese FL courses will be interviewed to determine readiness. Prerequisite: One 400-level French or Spanish FL-coded course, or by instructor consent.


Prerequisite: French or Spanish language proficiency at the 400 level or higher

Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring