SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentMA Program of English, First Year Ph.D. Program in TESOL, First Year MA Program of English, Second Year Ph.D. Program in TESOL, Second Year
Course NameDeveloping Literacy Skills in English : TeachingReading and Writing
Course TypeElective
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Tentative Schedule:

02/18 Introduction

02/25 Comparing L1 and L2 reading

03/03 Reading skills and reading processes

03/10 Reading comprehension

03/17 Reading fluency

03/24 Teaching practice (I): Innovative reading instruction

03/31 Teaching practice (I): Innovative reading instruction

04/07 Writing processes

04/14 Designing tasks and activities for EFL writing;

First issue of term project

04/21 Responding to second language writing

04/28 Academic writing

05/05 Teaching practice (II): Experimenting writing instruction

05/12 Teaching practice (II): Experimenting writing instruction

05/19 Integrating reading and writing

05/26 Vocabulary development

06/02 Open

Second issue of the term project

06/09 Teaching practice (III) Integrated instruction

06/16 Teaching practice (III) Integrated instruction

06/23 Term project due

Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

Tentative Evaluation System:

Presentation and participation: 30%

Teaching project: 40%

Term project: 30%

Textbook & Reference


Peregoy, S. & Boyle, O. (2008). Reading, writing, and learning in ESL: A resource book for teaching K-12 English learners. Boston: Pearson Education.

Ferris, D. R. & Hedgcock, K. S. (2011). Teaching ESL composition: Purpose, process, and practice. New York: Routledge.

Grabe, William & Stoller, Fredricka L. (2002). Teaching and researching reading. Boston: Pearson Education.

Hyland, Ken. (2002). Teaching and Researching writing. Boston: Pearson Education.

Supplementary reading package

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