tesol566 | Graduate
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The Nature of Human Language
Summarize the history of teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Identify the role and application of linguistic knowledge in teaching language.
Explain the phases of language development.
Contrast different types of grammar.
- Differentiate language universals.
Language Acquisition and Teaching
Illustrate theories of language acquisition.
Compare first and second language acquisition.
Identify the mechanisms of language acquisition.
Apply the developmental stages of language acquisition to instructional methods.
- Summarize the role of those who teach English to speakers of other languages.
Grammatical Aspects of Language
Identify various sound patterns of language.
Identify the communication needs of English language learners.
Explain morphology as it applies to language instruction.
Analyze rules of syntax and the implications for English language learners.
Define multicultural education as it relates to language acquisition.
Describe how to support students as their cultural identities change.
- Enhance the academic achievement of diverse students.
Determine methods to reduce prejudice and discrimination in multicultural classrooms.
Describe the social and cultural needs of students learning English.
Explain basic assessment concepts and types that measure language acquisition.
Evaluate the assessment of diverse students at local, state, and national levels.
Illustrate the connections between instructional methods and assessments.
- Explain the needs of English language learners in content assessments.
- All objectives apply.
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