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ENGL 578 A: Colloquium In Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages

Colloquium in TESOL: Race, Empire & TESOL

Meeting Time: 
TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
SMI 111
Suhanthie Motha
Suhanthie Motha

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Race, Empire, and TESOL

This course will introduce students to major themes situated at the intersection of race, empire, and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), through an investigation of the works of established scholars and contemporary theorists in applied linguistics and TESOL. Using race and empire as our primary analytics, we will interrogate the ways in which the teaching of English overlaps with racial formations, colonization, globalization, language minority rights, representations of English as a lingua franca, evangelism, the supremacy of native speaker identity, and constructions of multiculturalism.

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Overview of major issues in second-language acquisition, teaching methodology, and classroom practice with special emphasis on links between theories of language learning and practical aspects of teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Last updated: 
April 1, 2016 - 8:41am