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sem.yr. Spring Fall
1 700.111 Foundations in English Language, Literature and Education 707.311 Reading in English Novels
2 707.201 English Conversation1 707.205 English Conversation 2
707.204 Applied English Phonetics 707.213A* Theories in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
707.207 Introduction to English Literature 707.214 English Composition 1
707.216 Intensive English1 707.217 Intensive English2
707.301 Introduction to English Linguistics 707.208 Readings in American Fiction
707.420 British and American Culture 707.319B* Understanding British Literature and Culture 2
3 707.212B* Understanding British Literature and Culture B 707.215* English Composition 2
707.317 Readings in British and American Poetry English 707.308A Historical Survey of the English Language for TEFL
707.321* Conversation 3 707.309A* Understanding American Literature and Culture
707.324* English Grammar 707.313* Methods of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
707.326 English Curriculum Practicum 707.322 British and American Drama
707.322 English Syntax
707.325 Practicum for English Teaching Methods and Technology
    707.415A Multimedia and English Education
4 707.404A* Materials Evaluation and Development in Teaching English as a Foreign Language 707.305A Teaching Vocabulary and Grammar
707.410A Understanding British and American Literary Theory and Its Application 707.402 Applied Linguistics
707.417 Topics in British and American Literature 707.418 English Phonology
707.421 Practicum in English Teaching    
707.422A* Logic and Writing in Teaching English as a Foreign Language    
707.423 Teaching English Four Skills    
707.424 English Testing Practicum    
700.111 Foundations in English Language, Literature and Education
As an interdisciplinary foundation course for freshmen majoring in foreign language education, this course provides an overview of English language education, linguistics, and literature. The students will explore wide-ranging issues and ideas on English teaching and learning through intensive reading and in-depth discussion about language, literature, and education.
707.201 English Conversation 1
The course provides basic training in listening and speaking in English. This will equip the students with the essential linguistic proficiency that is necessary for majoring in English education.
707.204* Applied English Phonetics
This course is an introduction to the understanding of English phonetics. It emphasizes the articulatory and auditory training of English sounds as future teachers of English.
707.205 English Conversation 2
The course deals with the organization and development of paragraphs in a free-composition.
707.301* Introduction to English Linguistics
This course provides an introduction to languages, with special emphasis on examining the structure of the English language.
707.305 Teaching Vocabulary and Grammar
This course presents a variety of approaches to teaching vocabulary and grammar within different methodological frameworks, ranging from communicative language teaching to grammar instruction and translation. The course emphasizes flexibility and adaptability in understanding the role of vocabulary and grammar in teaching English as a foreign language. It offers hands-on opportunities to design and create instructional materials for teaching major English lexico-grammatical structures to secondary school students.
707.308A Historical Survey of the English Language for TEFL
Survey of the history of the English language specially designed for English educators, focusing on the phonological, morphological, syntactical, and sociolinguistic change of the language.
707.309A* Understanding American Literature and Culture
This course aims to promote the students’ critical appreci- ation for American literature and American culture, thereby providing a useful knowledge for the study of English education. In addition, a survey of the relevant literary and cultural history of America will also be offered.
707.311 Reading in English Novels
This course is designed to improve students’ reading proficiency through reading a variety of English prose. It aims to promote students’ understanding of British culture by studying aspects of life and cultural context reflected in English novels. It also explores the history and genre characteristics of English novels.
707.313* Methods of Teaching English as a Foreign Language
This course is a general introduction to theoretical foundations, such as linguistic, psycholinguistic, and sociolinguistic, as well as main theories and techniques for teaching English as a foreign language.
707.317 Readings in British and American Poetry
This course surveys the English poetry from Geoffery Chaucer to the Romantic poets to provide an understanding of the main currents and traditions found in the English poetry. It will also survey the major American poets to gain an insight into the main currents and traditions of American poetry.
707.317 Readings in British and American Poetry
This course surveys the English poetry from Geoffery Chaucer to the Romantic poets to provide an understanding of the main currents and traditions found in the English poetry. It will also survey the major American poets to gain an insight into the main currents and traditions of American poetry.
707.321* English Conversation 3
This is an intensive training to develop and hone the student’s listening and speaking abilities in English. We will then, equip the students with an advanced linguistic proficiency that is necessary for prospective English teachers.
707.322 British and American Drama
Study of British and American major dramas with commentaries on their cultural or historical significance
707.323 English Syntax
This class is an introduction to the rules and principles of the syntactic structures in the English language.
707.324* English Grammar
This course helps students improve their knowledge of English Grammar, enhancing their overall communication skills.
707.325 Practicum for English Teaching Methods and Technology
This course provides prospective English teachers with practical opportunities to apply principles of CALL to English teaching methods at secondary schools. The students will explore practical teaching technology, and learn the basic fundamentals of English teaching methods.
707.326 English Curriculum Practicum
This course provides opportunities for prospective English teachers to integrate principles of national English education curriculum with current secondary school English class curriculum and syllabus. Students will investigate and evaluate current classroom English curriculum and syllabus, which in turn will equip them with a critical perspective in English education curriculum.
707.402 Applied Linguistics
An introduction to the relationships between linguistics, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics as well as examining the teaching of foreign languages. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between sociolinguistics and teaching of English as a foreign language.
707.404* Materials Evaluation and Development in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
The course deals with topics related to language teaching materials including the designing of syllabi, curriculum theories, and developing as well as adapting educational materials.
707.410A Understanding British and American Literary Theory and Its Application
This course examines and applies the literary theories and criticism derived from British and American literary traditions, as well as the Western classical heritage. The insights and knowledge gained from the course will help students to do an in-depth research on English education.
707.415A Multimedia and English Education
The main goal of this course is to discuss and experience how to use and integrate multimedia and information technology into language learning. The course deals with various theories and tools of multimedia and information technology such as computer, Internet, and other related tools that have been integrated into language education. Furthermore, students learn how to apply or integrate these theories and tools into learning and teaching English as a foreign language through hands-on practices and group projects.
707.417 Topics in British and American Literature
A concentrated study focusing on a special topic in British and American literature, including a specific author, period or ideology.
707.418 English Phonology
This course introduces the students to the English sound pattern. Various models ranging from those of structural phonology to recent generative phonology will be examined. The applicable aspects of the theories will also be examined.
707.420 British and American Culture
This course is a seminar on selected topics of British and American cultural traditions. It will enhance qualifications of the prospective English teachers.
707.421 Practicum in English Teaching
This course weighs on two ultimate objectives: comprehending classroom activities under the communication-based English education environment, and boosting up the English proficiency of prospective teachers. The former narrows down to understanding classroom discourse pattern, the interaction generating among teacher-students and students-students. And the latter originates to improve the class management skill of prospective English teachers in Korea.
707.422* Logic and Writing in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
The purpose of this course is to develop the abilities for prospective English teachers to teach English expository writing to secondary school students in the future. The course is designed to enhance the prospective teachers' own abilities to write English expository essays and at the same time to cultivate their instructional abilities to teach English expository writing effectively.
707.423 Teaching English Four Skills
This course looks at teaching theories of English reading, writing, listening and speaking, and explores practical ways to use them. Students will also design and apply useful teaching materials for teaching secondary school English.
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