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March 14, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Summer 2016 | Linguistics Menu Includes Online & On Campus

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The Linguistics Department offers a menu of online and on-campus courses for its undergraduate majors.

LING 1010 Grammar in Language Learning and Teaching ONLINE

Class #4471 | Full Summer Session

Description: This self-paced online course provides a basic introduction to English grammar in language learning and language teaching.

LING 2700 The Nature of Language

Tier II Social Sciences (2SS)

Class #5940 | First Summer Session

Description: A broad look at the nature of language, this course focuses on human language in general: characteristics, acquisition, meaning, social use, and tendencies for change in language. Language is an everyday experience for all of us. We use language to convey our most basic needs and to express our most profound hopes. We rarely give a second thought to this tool whose use generally comes to us so effortlessly. This course helps students understand and appreciate the complexity and sophistication that underlies this system we depend on so much.

LING 3500 Introduction to Linguistics ONLINE & On Campus

Class #4472, 4473 | Full Summer Session

Description: This general course in fundamental linguistic principles covers duality of patterning; phonetics/phonology; syntax/semantics; morphology.

LING 3900 Language of Women and Men ONLINE

Class #4474 | Second Summer Session

Description: American speech as used by women and men in terms of linguistic and social factors is the focus of this course.

LING 4750 Language Learning ONLINE & On Campus

Class #4475, 5884 | Full and Second Summer Sessions

Description: Introduction to theories of first and second language acquisition and their implications for language teaching methodology.

LING 4800 Methods and Materials in TEFL ONLINE

Class #4477 | Full Summer Session

Description: The course covers second language teaching theory and methodology, with emphasis on teaching English as foreign language.

LING 4920 English as a Second Language Teaching Practicum

Class #4478 | Full Summer Session

Description: Practice in the teaching of English as a second or foreign language with faculty supervision.

LING 4921 CALL Teaching Practicum

Class #4479 | Full Summer Session

Description: This provides students with supervised opportunities to teach English online to students at Ohio University affiliated institutions, including Chubu University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Al-Baha University and others. Students apply practices related to language teaching methods, materials design and computer assisted language learning. They also are responsible for creating instructional materials and environments used in the practicum. Students have opportunities to focus on general English as well as specific language skills, including writing for academic purposes, pronunciation, business English, and other foci as appropriate.

ARAB 1110 Elementary Arabic I

Tier II Cross-Cultural Perspectives (2CP)

Class #4462 | First Summer Session

Description: This is the first course in a two-semester first-year sequence.

ARAB 1120 Elementary Arabic I

Tier II Cross-Cultural Perspectives (2CP)

Class #4463 | First Summer Session

Description: This is the second course in a two-semester first-year sequence.

JPN 1110 Elementary Japanese I

Tier II Cross-Cultural Perspectives (2CP)

Class #4522 | First Summer Session

Description: This is the beginning course of the two-semester, first-year sequence.

JPN 1120 Elementary Japanese II

Tier II Cross-Cultural Perspectives (2CP)

Class #4524 | Second Summer Session

Description: This continuation of 1110 is the second course of the two-semester, first-year sequence.

T3 4830 Language, Culture and Sport ONLINE

Tier III Synthesis (3)

Class #5741 | First Summer Session

Description: In this course, we explore the interface of language and culture. Language is a symbolic system through which we communicate our experience of the world to others. Culture is a set of beliefs and actions through which we, in concert with others in a community of practice, enact a common understanding of our experiences of the world as they are now, as we understand them to have been in the past, and how we imagine them to be in the future. The context of culture that this course uses to illustrate the connection between language and culture is that of sport. Sport is a community of practice in which language is used to report on sporting events, express opinions, and express support for a team through chants, etc. We are interested in how language is used in the specific culture of sport and how it expresses both individual, group and national identity. By the end of this course, students will be better able to understand how culture is expressed through langua

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