M.A. in ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE TEACHING

2nd Semester SY 2020-2021


3rd QUARTER

ENGL 203: EVALUATION PROCEDURES IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHING
MON, 5:00-8:00pm
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 208: SOCIOLINGUISTICS
SAT, 2:00-5:00pm
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.

 

 

4TH QUARTER

ENGL 204: THEORIES AND PRACTICES OF WRITING
SAT, 8:00-11:00am
Mr. Michael Ian Benedict Estipona
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 226: ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE TEACHING: ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS FOR TEACHERS
WEDNESDAY, 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.