Introduction to Teaching EFL: Theory and Practice

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Teaching EFL: Theory and Practice

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Education, Teacher Education, Teaching ESL

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    Course Description

    This course is designed to prepare students for a comprehensive understanding of the theories and practice in second language learning and teaching. More specifically, this course is designed:
    1. To help students gain a good understanding of the theories and practice in L1 and L2 learning and teaching
    2. To familiarize students with second language teaching methods
    3. To introduce students to the contemporary theories and issues in second language teaching
    Class time will include a variety of activities: lectures, demonstrations, discussion of readings, and applications of concepts from them.

    Brown, D. H. (2007). Principles of language learning and teaching. Addison Wesley Longman, Inc
    Brown, D. H. (2007). Teaching by Principles. Addison Wiley, Longman, Inc.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations