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Methods and Techniques of Teaching ELLs

Learn the basics of student-centered teaching and how to plan lessons that integrate contextualized grammar instruction with the teaching of vocabulary and the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). Also learn about error correction and classroom management. Emphasis is on communicative learning and reflective teaching. Participants are required to observe at least three hours of ESL classes and teach an ESL/EFL class for a minimum of 20 hours during the semester. Participants are provided with a list of possible teaching sites and make their own arrangements for teaching.

  • Programs:
  • Format: On Campus
  • Section: A
  • Course Number: CRN 4628 - NELT 0411 A
Jan 23 - May 08
7:00 - 9:45 PM
Spring 2019
CRN 4628
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What you will learn
  • How to design lessons based on the communicative approach to language teaching
  • How to integrate various materials, techniques, and activities in your lessons
  • How to approach assessing students’ needs and adapting activities to support a learner-centered environment
  • How to use observation, reflection, and discussion as professional development tools
  • Hands-on experience teaching English language learners (ELLs) and observing ELL classes
  • Practical teaching techniques that can be applied in diverse settings
  • Awareness of learning and assessment strategies associated with developing language skills
  • Resources that offer support, flexibility, and variety
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