College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

FRLN 573: Basic Issues in Language Pedagogy

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General Information

Credit hours: 3


Explores major issues controversial in language pedagogy. Topics include communicative competence as pedagogical goal, role of explicit grammar teaching, proficiency movement, cultural authenticity, student-centered learning, and technology. Offered by Modern & Classical Languages. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of department, language teaching methods course, and language teaching experience.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.