Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Teaching English as a Foreign Language

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Teaching ESL

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course provides a foundation for understanding the theories and approaches that guide
    the field of English language teaching (ELT). Students planning to become secondary
    school English teachers in Korea are the target audience for this class. However, students
    with an interest in ELT are welcome to enroll. Please be aware that this class will require a
    substantial amount of reading and discussion each week.

    Required Materials:
    Brown, H.D. (2006). Principles of language learning and teaching (5th edition). White
    Plains, NY: Pearson Longman.
    Course pack of readings available at Hyundai Munhwasa
    Students must bring a designated notebook for ENGL 432, a folder to keep handouts and
    readings, and a pen or pencil to every class.

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