M.A. in ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE TEACHING

 

2nd Semester SY 2018-2019

 
 



EN 203: EVALUATION PROCEDURES IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHING
Ms. Irene Benitez | SAT, 8:00-11:00am

The course provides the students with the basic principles in English language testing inside the classroom, the latest trends in testing, and the five areas of second language assessment: reading comprehension, written expressions, listening comprehension, oral communication, and overall language proficiency. Particular attention is given to the construction of different types of tests used in evaluation and correction of teacher-made tests. Historical, theoretical, and practical viewpoints are combined to offer a thorough orientation to this crucial component of any language and literature curriculum.
 
EN 209: THEORIES AND PRACTICES OF WRITING
Mr. Michael Ian Benedict Estipona | SAT, 12:00-3:00pm 

This course involves an in-depth discussion of theory-based approaches and practices in writing. The course equips teachers with key concepts and methods to develop competent and proficient student writing. Writing teachers also acquire the skill and critical ability to evaluate their own written work as well as teach effective independent writing.
 
EN 210: INTERFACING LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Dr. Mary Thomas | SAT, 4:00-7:00pm 


This course explores the important dimensions of the integration between language and literature, more specifically, its rationale, principles, approach, and practical application in teaching. It aims to help teachers realize more systematically the value of linguistic analysis in the interpretation and appreciation of literary texts towards the end of communicating this value and the merits of this approach to the students of their English classes.
 
EN 212.3: EEFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS (ELECTIVE FOR NON-MA ELLT STUDENTS)

Ms. Ma. Concepcion Montenegro | SAT, 8:00-11:00am

This course is a review of basic academic reading and writing skills to enable students to cope with the reading and writing assignments in their courses. It equips the students with different strategies for purposeful and active reading as well as effective writing particularly in the academe.
 
EN 212.7: ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHING: ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS FOR TEACHERS
Ms. Jessica Lace Evangelista | WED, 5:00-8:00pm

This 3-unit course reviews and applies principles of effective oral communication as used in academic and professional settings.  It equips students with listening and speaking strategies and sets up functional opportunities for skills practice in active and purposeful listening for academic purposes, effective participation in dynamic group discussions, and making more effective oral presentations.
 
EN 218: SOCIOLINGUISTICS
Dr. Ma. Isabel Martin | MON, 5:00-8:00pm

This course aims to study language in its social context through a wide range of empirical and ethnographic studies both local and foreign. It presents to the students key concepts, theories, and principles of sociolinguistics from both a historical and a contemporary perspective. It also discusses important findings and empirical concerns of sociolinguistics that could be applied to language teaching and learning. At the end of the semester, the students are expected to come up with a research paper on any area of sociolinguistics applied to the Philippine setting.
 
EN 223: ELLT REFLECTIVE PRACTICE
Ms. Frances Doplon | TUTORIAL

A clincher course for teacher reflection. It provides the students with the opportunity to develop further key ideas in one of their course papers by applying these in specific contexts either in the classroom or in wider areas of English language development. It requires the students to do a formal public oral presentation of their project and to submit a 15-20 page academic paper from it.