TESL - Teaching English as a Second Language

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Hispanic Studies

TESL 101 Admission to ESL Endorsement (Linguistically Diverse Education)

Submit relevant paperwork in one package to Hispanic Studies Office: unofficial transcript, GPA, completed faculty evaluation/performance indicators form and written statement of intent to add endorsement. S/U graded.

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TESL 350 Second Language Acquisition

Prerequisite: TESL 101. Study of main Second Language Acquisition theories, variables and implications of research for teaching English language learners. Limited to declared ESL Endorsement Students or by Instructor Consent.

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TESL 370 Teaching English Language Learners in the Elementary Education Classroom

Prerequisites: IDLA major, 2.75 GPA. This course may not be applied to the ESL Area of Concentration/Endorsement. An introduction to the theory and practice of teaching English language learners in the elementary classroom.

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TESL 380 Introduction to Linguistics for ESL/LDE Educators

Prerequisites: ENG 122 and TESL 350 or TESL 370. An introduction to language and linguistics. Topics include foundational grammatical, linguistic and sociolinguistic concepts for teaching and developing inquiry-based understanding with English language learners in the K-12 classroom.

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TESL 400 Methods and Approaches of ESL/EFL

Prerequisites: TESL 101, TESL 350, and either MAS 275 or HISP 395. Develops teaching ability, imparts theoretical knowledge, displays an array of teaching activities, gives general information of ESL/EFL profession. Limited to declared ESL Endorsement Students or by instructor consent.

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TESL 401 TESL Practicum

Prerequisites: EDFE 110, TESL 101, TESL 400.  Field experience in Teaching English as a Second Language. Enrollment limited to declared ESL Endorsement Students or by Instructor Consent.

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