ELI 390: Community Service and Language, Education, & Culture

Service-Learning in ESL Teaching Contexts

Fall and Winter (3 credits)

This course is designed to introduce learners to the overall theme of “Language and Community" through building knowledge and awareness of communicative language teaching (ESL teaching methods & techniques); and exploring language learning issues  in community placements. This service-learning approach enables students to prepare for and reflect on their experiential practice in a local ESL classroom or tutoring program. Course work includes:

  • Developing skills in critical thinking
  • Synthesizing academic readings with practical experience
  • Teaching English as a Second Language

View the current flyer for Fall/Winter session of ELI 390/LING 386/EDUC 390 Service Learning in ESL Teaching Contexts.