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  • EDPE
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  • LITE

EDPE3018: The Teaching of English as a Second Language at the Elementary School Level, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: Any first course or its equivalents.This course is devoted to the analysis and discussion of the nature of the English language as it is spoken in the United States. Emphasis is placed on researching and teaching different ESL methodologies, strategies, and theories. Issues surrounding the teaching of English in Puerto Rico are discussed. The instructional materials that are used in the public elementary schools of Puerto Rico are examined. Project based activities, quasi-demonstration classes, and classroom observations are required.

INGL0060: Pre-Basic English

INGL3011: Honors English I

INGL3012: Honors English II

INGL3015: English for the Science and Technology I

INGL 3021: ORAL AND WRITTEN ENGLISH I, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: INGL 3102. This course is designed so that future elementary school teachers can develop accuracy and fluency in oral and written English. The language lab will provide intensive practice in the intonation, pronunciation and rhythm of the language.

INGL 3022: ORAL AND WRITTEN ENGLISH II, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: INGL 3021. This is the continuation of INGL 3021 .

INGL 3061: ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION I, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: INGL 3101, INGL 3102. This course was designed for student majoring in Telecommunications. Students are trained in effective oral and written expression. The language of oral and written communication is used along with a language enriching program in the laboratory.

INGL3093: Conversational English I

INGL3094: Conversational English for Professional

INGL 3101: BASIC ENGLISH I, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Thiscourse is designed for students who score 451-480 on the English sub-test of the CEEB,that have the permission of the English Department Chairperson or have completed English 0060. It is intensive course in grammar, sentence writing, pronunciation, conversation, reading comprehension and vocabulary building. The skills developed in class will be reinforced orally in the language lab. It is recommended that students who scored less than 450 on the English sub-test of the CEEB take English 0060. This course is offered through the Continuing English Program.

INGL 3102: BASIC ENGLISH II, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: INGL 3101. This is the continuation of INGL 3101.

INGL 3103: INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH I, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. This course is designed for students who score 581-690 on the English sub-test of the CEEB and who have the permission of the English Department chairperson. Oral and written communication is stressed as well as the reading and analysis of essays and short stories.

INGL 3104: INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH II, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: INGL 3103. This is the continuation of INGL 3103 with emphasis on the analysis of the short story, and practice in research techniques.

INGL 3113: ORAL PRACTICE FOR BASIC ENGLISH I, zero (0) credits, one (1) contact hour per week. Laboratory for INGL 3101.


INGL 3114: ORAL PRACTICE FOR BASIC ENGLISH II, zero (0) credits, one (1) contact hour per week. Laboratory for INGL 3102.

INGL 3201: GRAMMAR, COMPOSITION AND READING I, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: INGL 3102. This course consists of the study of advanced grammatical techniques. It includes emphasis on compositions based on careful analysis of selected readings.

INGL 3202: GRAMMAR, COMPOSITION AND READING II, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: INGL 3201. Continuation of INGL 3201 , with an introduction to outlining and research techniques.

INGL 3221: INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE I, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisites: INGL 3102, INGL 3104. Analysis and appreciation of the short story and essay. Oral and written practice of developed themes, taking into consideration the literary genres mentioned.

INGL 3222: INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE II, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: INGL 3221. Continuation of INGL 3221 . Analysis and appreciation of poetry, drama and the novel.

INGL3238: Introduction to Creative Writing

LITE 3011: MODERN LITERATURE, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. An overview of the world literature that best represents the humanism, baroque and neo- classical periods. The literary genre and changes in traditional literature are emphasized.

LITE 3012: CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE, three (3) credits, three (3) contact hours per week. Pre-requisite: LITE 3011. An overview of the world literature that bestrepresents the romantic, realist and surrealist periods. The literary genre and changes in traditional literature are emphasized.