Jun 16, 2019  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 4020 - English as a Second Language and Second Language Literacy (3)

This course will explore language teaching approaches for second language learners. A variety of topics will be covered, including English for specific purposes and language skills for second language learners (e.g., listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary), recognizing and meeting the needs of Limited English Proficient (LEP) students, English instruction for linguistic minority groups, and skills for planning and implementing lessons in school for LEP students. The course will also focus on how English as a Second Language (ESL) programs accommodate students from diverse cultures and languages in the same class. Fifteen hours of field experience will be required in working with LEP/ESL students.

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