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LING 401 Tutorial I

This internship provides students with the opportunity to learn skills and gain experience as an English tutor. Under the direction of a site supervisor at one of our community partner locations, students complete 40 hours of tutoring within the semester. In addition, a faculty director assigns and evaluates short assignments designed to assess the intern's learning. The Level 1 Tutorial focuses on identifying, evaluating, selecting, and adapting age-appropriate and linguistically accessible tutoring materials helping clients develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Due to accreditation requirements, tutoring must occur in real time, whether in-person or online. The forty hours may not be fulfilled by peer interactions, role playing, or other simulations.


1 Undergraduate credit

Effective May 6, 2020 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Gain 40 hours of experience tutoring clients in English.
  • Identify and select age-appropriate materials in the tutoring of English.
  • Evaluate and adapt materials for linguist accessibility.
  • Employ teaching strategies across the four main interstices of language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Fall 2022

Section Title Instructor
50 Tutorial I Durant, Tammy L Books Course details