Language Studies

Exploration of Teaching Foreign Languages

Exploration of Teaching Foreign Languages
Field-based exposure to practices, demands, and issues associated with teaching foreign languages in public secondary schools.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFBI fingerprint and background clearance.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining FLANG 276
Course Outcomes: 


Determine if pursuing a personal career in foreign language teaching in public secondary schools is the correct decision.


Have a developing awareness of what foreign-language students should know and be able to do and of good foreign-language teaching practice.


Discuss the public purposes of education, related social and political issues, and the benefits of speaking a foreign language.


Articulate personal motivations for becoming a teacher, as well as recognize potential strengths and weaknesses as a teacher.