tesol573 | Graduate
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- 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.
- 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.
- Illustrate theories of language acquisition.
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.
- Explain phonology as it applies to language instruction.
- Define multicultural education as it relates to language acquisition.
- Describe how to support students as their cultural identities change.
- Describe the social and cultural needs of students learning English.
- Determine methods to reduce prejudice and discrimination in multicultural classrooms.
- Enhance the academic achievement of diverse students.
- 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.
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