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Modern Languages (ML)

Courses in modern languages are offered by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures.  (Information on the department and a listing of its faculty can be found on page 167.)  Designated as ML, this body of courses includes offerings on pedagogy (e.g., ML 308) and on modern languages not regularly taught at John Carroll.

101. BEGINNING MODERN LANGUAGE I 3-4 cr.  A language not traditionally or commonly taught.  Intensive functional approach to the four language skills.  Classroom, multimedia, computer-assisted instruction.  Emphasis on listening, speaking, and pronunciation.
102. BEGINNING MODERN LANGUAGE II 3-4 cr.  Prerequisite:  ML 101 or equivalent.  Amplification of language skills.  Emphasis on reading and writing.
191-192. SUPERVISED STUDY 3 cr. each.  Supervised independent study of language at the beginning level.
199. SPECIAL TOPICS 3 cr.  Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance.
201-202. INTERMEDIATE MODERN LANGUAGE I, II 3 cr. each.  Prerequisite:  ML 102 or equivalent.  Further development of the four language skills for communication in a cultural context; expanding of vocabulary, idiomatic usage, and grammar.  ML 201 or equivalent prerequisite for ML 202.
291-292. INTERMEDIATE SUPERVISED STUDY 3 cr. each.  Supervised independent study of language.
299. SPECIAL TOPICS 3 cr.  Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance.
301-302. ADVANCED MODERN LANGUAGE I, II 3 cr. each.  Prerequisite:  ML 202 or equivalent.  Advanced study of the four language skills for communication in a cultural context; expanding of vocabulary, idiomatic usage, and grammar.  ML 301 or equivalent prerequisite for ML 302.
308. TEACHING LANGUAGES 3 cr.  Basic introduction to the construction of languages, the theoretical underpinnings of teaching foreign languages, and the application of these theories.  Students reflect on their own development as language learners and future educators.  Students seeking licensure for teaching are strongly advised to take this course.
398. ADVANCED SUPERVISED STUDY 3 cr.  (Formerly 391-392).  Supervised independent study.  Permission of instructor.
399. SPECIAL TOPICS 3 cr.  Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance.


 

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