Teaching of English To Speakers of Other Languages

TESOL faculty offer a set of courses on the fundamental topics of language description, second language acquisition, and cultural-pragmatic or sociolinguistic aspects of language contact and second language acquisition as a preparation for effective EFL/ESL teaching.

Faculty

Susan Burt

Susan Burt

Research Interests:

Intercultural Pragmatics: Language Choice, Speech Act Realization, Politeness Theories; Language Shift.

Lisya Seloni

Lisya Seloni

Research Interests:

The role of input and instruction in learning a second language; heritage language learning and maintenance; individual differences in learning a second language.

K. Aaron Smith

K. Aaron Smith

Research Interests:

Linguistics, Morphosyntax, Grammaticization, History of English, Germanic Philology.