B.A. Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language {21-22} - Oral Discourse Structures

Course Code
TESL 455  Credits
Title Oral Discourse Structures 
Prerequisite TESL 451 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description In-depth study of how English is structured in oral contexts as well as methods and strategies for teaching oral language. Covers a review of phonetics and phonology including place and manner of articulation of phonemes, stress, intonation, and how articulation alters when sounds are produced within larger units of discourse. Delves into the structure of oral discourse above the sentence, including such features as adjacency pairs, referencing and gapping, and how participants negotiate meaning. Introduces students to techniques used in oral discourse analysis.