ILC - International Languages and Cultures


2014-2015 GRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG
Effective 1 June 2014?31 May 2015

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ILC 5000 Study Abroad - Advanced (1-8)

Advanced level for study programs offered abroad by Webster University or in conjunction with an approved study abroad program. May be repeated for credit if content differs. Prerequisite: advanced level in appropriate language and permission of instructor.

ILC 5120 Advanced Skills (3)

Class content varies. This topics course focuses on analytical and writing skills. It develops advanced proficiency in grammar (morphology and syntax), stylistics, composition, and/or translation. These courses are offered in French, German and Spanish and are taught in the corresponding target language. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit if content differs.

ILC 5130 Advanced Listening and Discussion Skills in Languages (3)

Class content varies. This course focuses on listening comprehension, note taking, and oral skills. Current issues from a variety of German-, Spanish- or French-speaking countries are studied and discussed after viewing actual broadcasts. Cultural difference and awareness of national perspectives on news events are an important part of these courses. Classes are taught in the corresponding target language. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit if content differs.

ILC 5170 Seminars (3)

Seminar topics vary. This course develops cultural and literary proficiency at the advanced level. Classes combine a variety of skills with focus on either historical and cultural understanding or linguistic and stylistic appreciation. Classes are taught in German, Spanish or French. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit if content differs.

ILC 5180 Methods of Teaching Languages (3-4)

This course develops understanding and appreciation for the nature of languages and language teaching and learning. Participants study the most recent developments in teaching techniques and materials, and become involved with using them in on-site activities. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.