M.A. in ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE TEACHING

MA ELLT COURSE OFFERINGS
2ND SEMESTER SY 2019-2020
 
ENGL 203: EVALUATION PROCEDURES IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHING
SAT, 8:00-11:00am
Ms. Irene Benitez
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.

ENGL 204: THEORIES AND PRACTICES OF WRITING
SAT, 12:00-3:00pm
Mr. Michael Ian Benedict Estipona /
Ms. Jacqueline Franquelli
This course involves and 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.

ENGL 208: SOCIOLINGUISTICS
FRI, 5:00-8:00pm
Dr. Ma. Isabel Martin
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 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.
 
ENGL 220: ELLT SEMINAR:  VARIETIES OF ENGLISH
SAT, 4:00-7:00pm
Dr. Daniel R. Davis
This course introduces the students to varieties of English and the sociolinguistic contexts of each of these varieties. The global spread of the English language has had widespread implications that affect millions of lives. As the language continues to spread, it also evolves into different varieties with features that are distinct, but also shared by some. In this course, the students learn about the development of English varieties in countries in the Inner Circle, Outer Circle, and Expanding Circle.
 
ENGL 226: ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHING: ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS FOR TEACHERS
WED, 5:00-8:00pm
Ms. Jessica Lace Evangelista
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.
 
ENGL 298: ELLT REFLECTIVE PRACTICE (for non-thesis students only)
TUTORIAL
Ms. Frances Doplon
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.
 
EN 212.3: EEFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS (ELECTIVE FOR NON-MA ELLT STUDENTS)
SAT, 8:00-11:00am
Ms. Ma. Concepcion Montenegro
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.