English as a Second Language Add-on - Online and Distance Education

English as a Second Language Add-on

 

Courses

The ESL licensure program consists of the following courses:

FL 424 - Linguistics for ESL Professionals

Units: 3

Study of the diachronic nature of language and the phonological, morphological, syntactic, and semantic features of English in relation to other world language groups. Application of linguistic principles to the ESL classroom. Analysis of common errors in grammar due to first language interference. Discussion of teaching strategies based on current research in second-language acquisition. Credit will not be given for both FL 424 and FL 524.

Offered in Spring Only

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

FL 427 - Methods and Materials in Teaching English as a Second Language

Units: 3

Methodologies and current approaches to teaching English as a Second Language. Techniques and strategies for teaching reading, writing, listening, speaking and culture. Selection, adaptation, and creation of instructional materials for various levels of proficiency and teaching situations. Evaluation and assessment of written and oral language proficiency through standardized and non-standardized assessment tools. Students cannot receive credit for both FL/ECI 427 and FL/ECI 527.

Offered in Fall and Spring

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

FL 436 - Perspectives on English as a New Language

Units: 3

Examination of the complexity of multiculturalism in American society and the challenges faced by immigrant families in adapting to U.S. institutions. Emphasis on understanding historical, legal, cultural and pedagogical issues with respect to learning English as a new language [ENL]. No credit given for both FL/ECI 436 and FL/ECI 536.

GEP: U.S. Diversity

Offered in Fall and Spring

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term

FL 440 - Internship in Teaching English as a Second Language

Units: 3

Skills and techniques required in teaching ESL in a public school setting. 15 hours of classroom observation and 30 hours in direct instruction. Demonstration of competencies essential for teaching ESL. Individualized/Independent Study and Research courses require a Course Agreement for Students Enrolled in Non-Standard Courses be completed by the student and faculty member prior to registration by the department.

Offered in Fall and Spring

TYPE: Internship Course

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2021 Fall Term 2022 Spring Term