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(TESOL 330) Teaching English to Young Learners

Issues and practices of teaching ESL/FL to very young learners, including developmental psychology, age-appropriate languages tasks and assessment procedures and classroom management.

Credit Hours 2.0 Lecture
Pre or corequisite TESOL 310
Offered Winter
Programs -

Course Outcomes

TESOL 330 introduces theories and teaching practices in child language acquisition. By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify examples of cognitive, physical and emotional development in children.
  2. Plan developmentally appropriate language instruction.
  3. Implement a variety of teaching methods and techniques designed for young learners.
  4. Develop age-appropriate assessment tools for listening, speaking, reading and/or writing.
  5. Outline effective classroom management strategies.