Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

CI 520 Linguistics for Teachers

What should classroom teachers know about language and how it works? This course will give teachers background knowledge about the sounds, grammar, meaning system, and social context of language and the implications these have for classroom practice in reading, writing, and speaking. Addresses topics such as invented spelling, the role of phonics in reading, the teaching of grammar, and Black English and other linguistic variations.


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