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Graduate English as a Second Language

2015 Spring Term

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3 Units

SURVEY OF EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS

English as a Second Language 510

In Survey of Educational Linguistics, students will examine certain core areas of linguistics (phonology, morphology and syntax), with special attention to language acquisition. Course assignments will relate to the teaching of linguistically diverse communities. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 310, CIGENRL 510, ESL 310, ESL 510


3 Units

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

English as a Second Language 520

In the Spoken Language & Discourse Analysis, students will develop working knowledge of contemporary issues in the teaching of oral communication (speaking and listening skills) to learners of ESL. Linguistic principles studied are also pertinent for those teaching foreign languages. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 320, CIGENRL 520, ESL 320, ESL 520


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO ESL AND BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION

English as a Second Language 550

History, philosophy and rationale for bilingual/bicultural education. A study of different models of bilingual education programs as well as different types of bilinguals. Cultural, socioeconomic and psychological factors influencing learning in the bilingual child. CROSS-LISTED: CIGENRL 350, CIGENRL 550, ESL 350, ESL 550


3 Units

TEACHING CONTENT IN THE BILINGUAL CLASSROOM

English as a Second Language 655

This course is an examination of various techniques and materials being used to teach content area subject matter in ESL/bilingual education programs. Other topics of discussion include language assessment and adaptation of materials to the learner's language proficiency and cultural experience. The course is taught in English, but discussion will take place in other languages so that students have the opportunity to expand and improve their command of the language used as a medium of instruction.

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