ble573 | Graduate
Overview Of Linguistics
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Nature of Human Language Development and Communication
- Explain syntax, semantics, and pragmatics.
- Describe the difference between the meanings of communication and language.
- Differentiate between linguistic competence and linguistic performance.
- Define the five components of grammar that a language learner must acquire, including phonology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and lexicon.
- Differentiate between descriptive, prescriptive, and universal grammar.
- Explain why linguists use a phonetic alphabet to represent sounds.
- Define the terms phoneme and allophone.
- Describe the components of morphology.
Bilingual Education: Language Acquisition & Teaching Methods
- Analyze first- and second-language acquisition processes.
- Identify instructional methods for teaching a second language.
- Identify language acquisition theories.
Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics
- Identify stereotypes based on dialects and language variations.
- Explain the difference between linguistic determinism and linguistic relativism.
- Describe how language evolves.
Bilingual Education: Planning and Assessing Instruction
- Identify instructional standards in math, science, and social studies instruction for bilingual learners.
- Apply effective instructional methods for teaching math, science, and social studies to bilingual learners.
- Choose valid and reliable assessments for bilingual learners.
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