Jul 21, 2019
ENG 431 - Principles and Practices of TESOL
Focuses on research, theories, and approaches relevant to the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. ENG 431 and ENG 531 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.
Prerequisite: ENG 304 or ENG 320 or by permission.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Plan and modify instruction to assure learner engagement and achievement.
- Explain how to create supportive environments that promote respectful classroom interactions and engage all learners in purposeful language learning.
- Differentiate between formative and summative assessment strategies used to promote the continuous intellectual and linguistic development of each learner.
- Incorporate in lesson plans evidence of knowing who learners are and understanding how their communities, heritages, and goals shape learning and expectations of learning.
- Demonstrate proficiency in social, business/workplace or academic English, with attention to the four traditional skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
- Articulate processes by which learners acquire a new language in and out of classroom settings.
- Design lessons to help learners acquire the language they need to successfully communicate in the subject or content areas they want/need to learn about.
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