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Noun: (used with a sing. verb) The study of the nature, structure, and variation of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics and pragmatics.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is an interdisciplinary field concerned with various issues related to the teaching of English as a second or foreign language in different parts of the world. The MTESOL program aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills related to the theories and methods of language teaching.
Professor Adams research interests are in the study of language in its social and linguistic context. She is the director of English graduate studies.
I am a faculty member in ASU's Tempe campus English department. Most of my work is with the MA and PhD programs in linguistics and applied linguistics, master's and certificate programs in TESOL, and BA (linguistics major).
Matsuda is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics. Her research interests include the use of English as an international language and the pedagogical implications of the global spread of English.
Matthew T. Prior holds a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition. He teaches courses in qualitative methods, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, TESOL, and second language acquisition.
Professor Pruitt is an Assistant Professor of Linguistics in ASU. Her research is in the field of phonological theory and focuses primarily on the typological modeling of linguistic stress patterns.