University Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FREN 4080 - Foreign Language Teaching Methodology

(LANG 4080 , SPAN 4080 ) An examination of conventional methodologies of teaching foreign languages. This presentation will be directed to both primary and secondary levels and will include the following topics, among others: analysis of the theoretical premises upon which each method is founded; critical assessment of the strengths and limitations of each method; demonstration of classroom techniques derived from the various methods; discussion of the proficiency orientation contained in each method; and analysis of current textbooks and materials with discussion of how they reflect the theories under study. The practical component of the course will be integrated through demonstrations of teaching techniques, peer teaching, class observations, and hands-on activities. (3)



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