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Janay Crabtree

Instructor
Unit: Provost's Office
Department: Summer Session Office
Office location and address
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
ESL 902: Advanced Writing II - ESL
Students focus on organization and rhetorical models of academic English. Sentence structure, grammar, and mechanics are reviewed as needed. Writing tasks, which complement the work with rhetorical models, will be contextualized in the student's field of study.
ESL 905: American Pronunciation and Conversation: Navigating Campus and Community
Group and individual instruction on speech and pronunciation will be given for students who have difficulty with the perception and production of the sounds and patterns of American English as well as conversational practice designed to improve the general oral production and aural comprehension skills for navigating the U.S. University.
ESL 907: Oral Communication: Negotiating the American Classroom
Students will practice strategies to enhance oral communication within the classroom. They will gain skills in conversing with individuals & groups, in group problem solving, and in giving short presentations. While pronunciation & listening skills are not the main focus of these courses, recommendations for self-study in this area will be given. Structures & vocabulary addressed as needed.
ESL 915: English for Academic Purposes
English for Academic Purposes is an intensive language and culture course, designed for nonnative speakers of English who have been admitted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the University of Virginia or who are prospective U.Va. research associates or visiting scholars. Participants fine-tune the language skills required for success in US higher education through exercises in academic writing, research and speaking.
LING 3090: TESOL Theory and Method
Credits: 3
Studies the theory, problems, and methods in teaching English as a second language, with attention to relevant areas of general linguistics and the structure of English.
LING 3101: ESL Teaching Practicum: Language
Credits: 1
Through this course, students focus on teaching oral English as another language, while gaining experience in the practice of English-language teaching to international students, faculty, and staff at the University. This is an excellent opportunity to gain teaching experience under the supervision of an experienced mentor. For every 1 hour of credit, students must meet with an instructor for 5 classroom & practice 33 hours.
LING 3102: ESL Teaching Practicum: Culture
Credits: 1
Through this course, students focus on culture in ESL, while gaining experience in the practice of English-language teaching to international students, faculty, and staff at the University. This is an excellent opportunity to gain teaching experience under the supervision of an experienced mentor. For every 1 hour of credit, students must meet with an instructor for 5 classroom & practice 33 hours
LING 3103: ESL Teaching Practicum: Writing
Credits: 1
Through this course, students focus on the topic of writing in an L2, while gaining experience in the practice of English-language teaching to international students, faculty, and staff at the University. This experience is an excellent opportunity to gain teaching experience under the supervision of an experienced mentor.
LING 3400: Structure of English
Credits: 3
Introduces students to the descriptive grammar of English and methods of reasoning about linguistic structure. Covers units of sound and phonemic transcriptions, word building and inflectional forms, lexical categories, basic sentence types, common phrase and clause patterns, and syntactic transformations.
LING 5090: Teaching English as a Second Language
Credits: 3
Studies the theory, problems, and methods in teaching English as a second language, with attention to relevant areas of general linguistics and the structure of English.
LING 5101: ESL Teaching Practicum: Language
Credits: 1
Through this course, students focus on the topic of language in an L2, while gaining experience in the practice of English-language teaching to international students, faculty, and staff at the University. This experience is an excellent opportunity to gain teaching experience under the supervision of an experienced mentor. For every 1 hour of credit, students must meet with an instructor for 5 classroom & practice 33 hours. Prerequisite: 3250
LING 5102: ESL Teaching Practicum: Culture
Credits: 1
Through this course, students focus on the topic of culture in ESL, while gaining experience in the practice of English-language teaching to international students, faculty, and staff at the University. This experience is an excellent opportunity to gain teaching experience under the supervision of an experienced mentor. For every 1 hour of credit, students must meet with an instructor for 5 classroom & practice 33 hours. Prerequisite: 3250
LING 5103: ESL Teaching Practicum: Writing
Credits: 1
Through this course, students focus on the topic of writing in an L2, while gaining experience in the practice of English-language teaching to international students, faculty, and staff at the University. This experience is an excellent opportunity to gain teaching experience under the supervision of an experienced mentor. For every 1 hour of credit, students must meet with an instructor for 5 classroom & practice 33 hours.
LING 7400: Structure of English
Credits: 3
This course provides students with a foundation in the grammar of the English language. Topics include phonology, morphology, syntax, with a focus on structural analysis. Students will gain confidence in discussing the form, function, & usage of linguistic structures. These topics will also be related to the teaching & tutoring of English as a second language including error correction & feedback which will be reflected in advanced final papers.
LING 9010: Directed Research
Credits: 1–3
Special Areas Students should choose electives in one or more of the following areas: anthropology, Asian and Middle Eastern languages and Cultures, comparative Latin and Greek, English language study, Germanic linguistics, Indic linguistics, philosophy, psychology, Romance linguistics, Slavic linguistics.