Uprb ingl 3225 introduccion a la linguistica a maestros de ingles del nivel elemental


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Uprb ingl 3225 introduccion a la linguistica a maestros de ingles del nivel elemental

  1. 1. Number of hours per week: 8 <br />Number of credits: 45*<br />Pre-requisite: None<br />*The 45 hours are met through a combination of classroom teaching, material discussed online and instructional material that students work at home. <br />I. PROFESSSOR’S CLASS SCHEDULE: (Room 5____)<br />INGL 3225Section 137, Saturday(s) 3,10,17,24 Time: 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM<br />II. OFFICE HOURS: Saturday 4:00- 5:00 PM<br /> By appointment<br />III. COURSE DESCRIPTION<br /> This course introduces students to the field of linguistics. It intends to cover the basics of morphology, syntax, and phonology. It also introduces students to issues of meaning, language use, acquisition, variation, cognition, and the basics psycholinguistics. It seeks to develop students’ research skills, strengthen the cognitive process, reinforce emotional intelligence and critical thinking skills as students prepare to coach on English language skills. <br />IV. GENERAL OBJECTIVES<br /> At the end of the course, students will be able to:<br />Identify the fundamental properties that all languages share, and how languages differ. <br />Identify the basic elements that compose language and how they combine to express meaning.<br />V. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES<br /> At the end of the course, students will be able to:<br />Explain what encompasses a language.<br />Distinguish the fundamental issues about the nature of human language as posed by linguists, philosophers, educators, sociologists and psychologists.<br />Describe language variations within social, cultural and historical contexts.<br />Distinguish between orality and literacy.<br /> Appraise issues on language and linguistics making use of the technical terminology in the field.<br />VI. Evaluation and Grading Scale<br />CriteriaWeightPointsFirst SemesterPre-TestQuizzes 10 %50 pointsClasswork10%50 pointsJournal20%100 pointsNewsletter20%100 pointsWeb Site20% 100pointsPower Point Presentation20%100 pointsPost-TestTOTAL100%500 Points<br />Assignments graded on a Pass/Fail basis will impact student’s grade only if he/she fails the assignment. Upon failure of an assignment, twelve (12) points or 3% will be deducted from student’s final point total.<br />450 – 500 = A<br />449 – 380 = B<br />379 – 320 = C<br />319 – 260 = D<br />259 – 000 = F<br />VII. Suggested Texts<br />Fromkin, Victoria & Robert Rodman. (2003). An Introduction to Language (7th Edition), <br /> New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich.<br />Lightbown, Patsy M. & Nina Spada. (1995). How Languages are Learned (5th Edition), <br /> New York:Oxford University Press.<br />VIII. STUDENTS’ MATERIALS.<br />Binder<br />Loose-leaf paper<br />One legal envelope<br />Writing tools<br />Computer access, Internet connection, and E-MAIL ADDRESS <br />* Reasonable accommodations will be provided for students with special needs. <br />IX. Tentative Schedule (Subject to change)<br />WEEK OF:<br />September 3 Introduction to the course<br />The Nature of Human Language <br />What Is Language?<br />Brain and Language<br />Learning a First Language <br />September 10 Grammatical Aspects of Language<br /> Morphology <br />Content Words<br />Morphemes<br />The Sentence Patterns of Language: Syntax <br />Learning Theories of Second Language Learning .<br />September 17 The Meanings of Language<br /> Semantics<br /> Phonology<br />Factors Affecting Second Language Learning <br />September 24 The Sounds of Language<br /> Phonetics<br /> The Psychology of Language: Mechanism of Language Acquisition <br />Second Language Learning in the Classroom.<br /> <br /> <br />BIBLIOGRAPHY<br />Allen, R. R.; Anderson, S.; Hough, J.; and Grow, E. S. (1968). Speech in American . society. Columbus, OH: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Co.<br />Allwright,D.& Kathleen M. Bailey. 1991. Focus on the language classroom. New York: Cambridge University press.<br />Averett Tanner, F. (2003). Creative communication: Projects in acting, speaking, and . . oral reading. (8th Edition), Logan Iowa: Perfection Learning Corp.<br />Brin, J. G. (1946). Speech and human relations: An approach to the physical and psychological factors involved in effective oral communication. Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc. Publishers.<br />Celce-Murcia, M.; Brinton, D., and Goodwin, J. (1996). Teaching pronunciation: A reference for teachers of English to speakers of others languages. UK: Cambridge University Press.<br />Franklin, S.; and Clark, D. J. (2001). Essentials of speech communication. Evanston, IL: <br />McDougall Littell.<br />Garmston, R. J.; and Wellman, B. M. (1992). How to make presentations that teach and transform. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.<br />Kenyon, J. S.; and Knott, T. A. (1953). A pronouncing dictionary of American English. Springfield, MASS: G. & C. Merriam Company Publishers.<br />Miller Cleary,L. & Michael D.Linn. 1993. Linguistics for Teachers. New York: MacGraw-Hill.Inc.<br />Nine Curt, C. J. (1984). Non verbal communication in Puerto Rico. Cambridge, MASS: Evaluation, Dissemination, and Assessment Center. <br />Nine Curt, C. J. (1995). Non verbal communication in Puerto Rico. San Juan, PR. In print. <br />Norvelle, L.; Smith, R. G.; and Larson, O. (1957). Speaking effectively. NY: The Dryden Press. <br />Oliver, R. T.; Zelko, H. P.; and Holtzman, P. D. (1968). Communicative speaking and listening. NY: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc. <br />Phonetics: The sounds of American English. Retrieved Retrieved September 1, 2011. <br />http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/. <br />Speak English with body language. Retrieved September 26, 2007. (http://www.usingenglish.com/articles/speak-english-with-body-language.html)<br />Welcome to the Allyn and Bacon Public Speaking Website. Retrieved September 29, 2007. (http://wps.ablongman.com/ab_public_speaking_2)<br />Merriam–Webster Dictionary online<br />http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary. Retrieved September 1, 2011<br />X. CLASSROOM RULES<br />Respect must prevail at all times.<br />Active participation is a must.<br />All students are expected to have read and prepared for assignments before class meets. <br />English should be spoken at all times in the classroom.<br />Punctuality: No tardiness is allowed without a written excuse from home or the Main Office.<br />Absences: The student is responsible for bringing a written excuse signed by parent/guardian or a doctor’s certificate as soon as the student returns to school. No reposition exams or quizzes will be given, unless the student has brought one or the other. <br />Students must be responsible for all class notes, assignments, etc., missed when absent. <br />Bring all essential materials to class every time we meet. Textbooks, homework, notebooks, pencils, dictionaries, etc. <br />Written work presented late will receive a penalty of one grade. <br />The following objects cannot be used or worn in the classroom: Cellular phones, sunglasses, iPods, MP3s, etc.<br />XI. AGREEMENT<br />After reading the course syllabus and classroom rules, parents/guardian and student will sign the following agreement. The student will submit the signed portion to Professor Fiol, for the 2011-2012 academic year course, INGL 3225.<br />I have carefully read and understand the English course outline and classroom rules. I agree to comply with all the requirements.<br />Date___________________________________ <br />Student ID# ____________________________-<br />Student’s signature ______________________________________________________<br /> <br />Student’s Name (Please Print) _______________________________________________<br />Address:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Telephone:____________________________________________________________<br />E-Mail:_______________________________________________________________<br />