Structure of American English | Spalding University Catalog

EDU-583: Structure of American English

3 credit hours
This course covers the descriptive and prescriptive rules of American English, with a focus on how different grammatical structures function in spoken and written discourse. Students will learn to identify, analyze, and explain different structures and functions of American English in discourse context. Students will also explore different grammar teaching methods in the context of ESL classrooms. This course addresses the expertise areas included in TESOL guidelines and Kentucky Experienced Teacher Standards (KETS). This course is part of the Endorsement Program for Teaching English as a Second Language.