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Grace Hargis

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Division of English Language and Literature
College of Arts and Science



  • PhD, Linguistics, Indiana University - Bloomington
  • MA, English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BA, Bible, Bob Jones University

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Grammar for TESL (En 510)
  • ESL English (ESL 090)
  • Field Methods in Linguistics (Li 303)
  • Structure of Modern English (En 509)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (En 516)
  • TESL Practicum (En 517)


  • Distinguished Servant Award, given by the BJU Alumni Association, 2012
  • Fulbright grant award for independent linguistic fieldwork in Philippines, 1965


  • Author of teachers' guides for standard works of literature
  • Chair of committee to evaluate English teacher education & certification program for S.C. Department of Education
  • Independent field study of languages, one each in the Philippines and in Liberia, West Africa
  • Teacher in occasional intensive English courses for internationals (for an international manufacturing company), 2009 to present
  • Teacher of linguistics to nationals in India (2002) and Mexico (2005)
  • Textbook author
  • Teacher of English to Chinese teachers of English in Tianjin, China, 1993